【Important】We limit the number of visitors by Reservation Vouchers.

January 15, 2021

As preventive measures to avoid infection, transmission and spread of COVID-19, Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum is temporarily closed between December 14th and February 7th.


To prevent the spread of COVID-19 and ensure the safety of all our visitors, we take the following measures. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.



[Entrance into the Museum]


Visitors are required to obtain Timed Entry Passes necessary to enter the Permanent Exhibit. 

Online Reservation


*Only a limited number of Reservation Vouchers are available on a first-come-first-served basis.

*If you only visit the fee-free areas (Special Exhibitions, Video Theater, New Arrivals Exhibit, Library, Meeting Rooms, and Peace Memorial Hall), you do not need to obtain Reservation Voucher.


Refrain from coming to the museum if you have a fever, a cough, sore throat, or shortness of breath (even if the symptoms are mild).


We measure your body temperature before your entry into the museum building. Those with body temperature higher than 37.5 degrees Celsius (99.5 degrees Fahrenheit) are not allowed for entry.


Please allow enough time for entrance.



[Inside the Museum]

Wear a mask and observe the “coughing manners.”


Wash your hands with soap and clean your hands with hand sanitizer frequently.


Keep a distance from other people.


Refrain from conversation as much as possible. Do not talk loudly.



[Suspended or Reduced Services]


Guided tours by Hiroshima Peace Volunteers are suspended.


The number of seats at the Video Theater, A-bomb Survivor Video Testimony booths, and Visitor’s Lounge is reduced.

*Daily Talks by A-bomb Legacy Successors at the Video Theater are suspended.


The number of screens of Media Table in the East Building is reduced.


Touchable exhibits on the third floor of the East Building are not available.


No seats are available in the Library for visitors.

*For more on available services in the Library see here.


No flyers are available in the Information Lounge.



Staff members wear masks, as well as face shields and gloves when necessary.


[Schmoe House]

For the information on Shmoe House see here.

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