Collection Exhibition <currently held in the former Bank of Japan, Hiroshima Branch>


  • July 28, 2017 - January 28, 2019
  • Former Bank of Japan, Hiroshima Branch B1
    OCR room, Vault no.2
    Admission Free
    The Exhibition is closed from December 29 to January 1
    Hours Open: 10:00-17:00
Exhibition Overview

Since the FY 2015, The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum has held the Collection Exhibition on B1 of the former Bank of Japan, Hiroshima Branch and renewed its contents on July 28, 2017.

In this exhibition we display A-bomb Drawings showing the horrific scenes along the street in front of this building and newly collected photographs from the research conducted in the United States in 2016.

On August 6, 1945. What happened in this city? Please imagine the tragic scenes here, in this A-bombed building, the former Bank of Japan, Hiroshima Branch. 



〈Title of the exhibition/ number of the exhibits〉

・Newly obtained photographs

 “Exhibition on the 2016 Overseas Research-A-bombing on Records: Hiroshima in Ruins-”

 32 photographs ( 26 are of Hiroshima, 6 are of Nagasaki)

・A-bomb Drawings by Survivors

 “Along This Street Where You Are Now-Horrixic Scenes along Rijo Dori-”

 38 drawings



Right by the “Fukuro-machi streetcar stop”; About a 10 minute walk from the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum




A Burning Hand, Emitting Blue Flames

Drawn by Akiko Takakura


Mushroom Cloud Taken from the Enola Gay 

Photo by US Army, Collection of the Library of Congress