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Guide to the facility

Floor plan [B1] Temporary Exhibition Area Library
[B2] The Hall of Remembrance Victims' Information Area

Temporary Exibition Area(B1)

The National Memorial Hall has a collection of over 100 thousand atomic bomb memoirs. In this area, memoirs are presented in accordance with certain themes.

A-bomb artifacts connected to the memoirs are also displayed.

Temporary Exibition Area


Three Screen Theater

The themes are explained in video images to make them easier to understand.

Three Screen Theater

Display cases

Belongings of A-bomb victims and other artifacts are displayed in these cases.

Display cases

Reading stations (center)

Typed memoirs are displayed on A-3 paper.

One station is devoted to English, another to Japanese children.

Reading stations (center)

Explanatory Display Apparatus

Around the outside are eight reading stations where visitors can read handwritten A-bomb memoirs. Artifacts related to the memoir are displayed in the cases above the stations.

The screens display typed versions of the atomic bomb memoirs. They also present photographs and explanations related to the memoir. This screen will come up in children’s Japanese, adult Japanese or English depending on the pamphlet inserted in the slot.

 

Explanatory Display Apparatus

Explanatory Display Apparatus

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