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Accessibility

Other Facilities in the Museum

Coin lockers

● There are 88 coin lockers (a 100 yen coin is needed, but the coin will be returned afterwards) on the 1st floor of the East Building. To view the floor map, click here.

 

・Small (40 lockers): W346 × D422 × H290 mm (W13.62 × D16.61 × H11.42 in.)

・Medium (16 lockers): W346 × D422 × H370 mm (W13.62 × D16.61 × H14.57 in.)

・Large (24 lockers): W346 × D482 × H774 mm (W13.62 × D18.98 × H30.47 in.)

・Extra-large (3 lockers): W600 × D500 × H610 mm (W23.62 × D19.68 × H24.02 in.)

・Super-large (5 lockers): W600 × D500 × H1200 mm (W23.62 × D19.68 × H47.24 in.)

 

Please consult the staff at the Information counter if no lockers are available or any of your bags do not fit into the lockers.

 

Vending machines

● Vending machines are available at Aogiri, the visitor’s Lounge on the 1st floor of the East Building. To view the floor map, click here.

 

Resting room

● If you do not feel well, please inform the staff at the Information counter on the 1st floor of the East Building or the nearest security officer. They will show you to the resting room located on the basement level one of the East Building where you can rest on a bed.

 

Nursing room

● If you need to breastfeed your baby, please inform the staff at the Information counter or the nearest security officer. They will show you to the nursing room.

 

Public wireless LAN

●Access to Hiroshima Free Wi-Fi is available on the 1st to 3rd floors of the East Building (except Introductory Exhibit).

 

AED (Automated External Defibrillator)

● An AED is located on the 1st floor of the East Building.

 

 

Information for visitors with disabilities

Vehicles for visitors with disabilities driving inside the park

● Vehicles for persons with disabilities are allowed into the Peace Memorial Park.

Please contact the Landscape Division of the City of Hiroshima:

Tel: +81-82-504-2390

 

Admission of assistance dogs into the Museum

●Assistance dogs (guide, service, and hearing dogs) are allowed in the Museum.

 

Elevator

●There are elevators available for visitors. To view the floor map, click here.

 

Restrooms

● A multipurpose restroom (designed for people in wheelchairs, ostomates, or for changing diapers) is located on the 3rd floor of the East Building. To view the floor map, click here.

● In addition, there are two restrooms available for people in wheelchairs or for changing diapers on the basement level one and the 1st floor of the East Building. To view the floor map, click here.

 

Wheelchairs, strollers, walking sticks, and walking assist carts

● Wheelchairs, strollers, walking sticks, and walking assist carts are allowed in the Museum.

● The Museum has 11 wheelchairs and 6 strollers are available for free use. If you wish to use a wheelchair or a stroller, please ask the staff at the Information counter.

● You may leave your stroller with us while touring the Museum. If you wish, please inform the staff at the Information counter.

 

Accessibility for visitors with seeing difficulties

● Each section of the permanent exhibitions is equipped with braille panels (in Japanese).

● Hands-on exhibits are placed on the 3rd floor of the East Building. (The exhibits are available for all visitors.) To view the floor map, click here.

● We have other Hands-on exhibits available in separate rooms. Since the exhibits are not displayed in the permanent exhibitions, please contact the Curatorial Division in advance if desired.

Contact information: Curatorial Division

Tel: +81-82-242-7796

 

Information for visitors with hearing difficulties

● Japanese sign language is available on the translation systems, which is installed in every section of the permanent exhibitions. To use this service, simply push the sign-language button.

● In the Video Theater on the 1st floor of the East Building, videos are presented with Japanese sign language as well as subtitles in Japanese and English. To view the floor map, click here.