Loan/Donation of the Materials for the A-bomb Exhibit and Peace Education

We lend out the materials listed below for exhibitions and peace learning programs to institutes, non-profit organizations and individuals who are willing to use them to disseminate the facts of the A-bomb damage and to raise peace consciousness.
Some of the materials may de donated to those planning continued use.

    Flyer in English
    Flyer in Japanese


No. Title/Overview Available languages Media


Hiroshima-Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Poster Set

*available for donation


Set of 30 photographic posters describing the state of the A-bomb damage.


Japanese, English, Korean, Chinese, Russian, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese

[Printed materials]






Hiroshima-Nagasaki A-bomb Exhibition: Optional Posters

*for loan only


51 posters to supplement the A-bomb exhibition.

・ Path to the atomic bombing(4 posters)
・ Hiroshima and Nagasaki before the bombings(3 posters)
・ Material witnesses: A-bomb artifacts(15 posters)
・ A-bomb drawings by survivors(28 posters)
・ How to fold a paper crane(1 poster)


[Electronic data]



Posters of Sadako and Paper Cranes

*for loan only


Set of 25 posters exploring the realities of the atomic bombing and the importance of peace in a manner accessible to younger generations. The posters illustrate the child victims of the A-bomb, featuring the life of Sadako Sasaki, who died of A-bomb-induced leukemia.


Japanese, English, Russian, French, Spanish

[Electronic data]


*Printed materials "Posters of Sadako and Paper Cranes" are also available for loan upon request (English only, 85×60cm, 2.6kg per set). The cost for both outward and return shipping will be charged to the user. Outbound shipment will be C.O.D., and delivered by FedEx or DHL, so the user will need a FedEx or DHL account number. Please provide us your account number when applying. 



Title/Overview Available languages



The Hiroshima Bombing and Nuclear Weapons

*available for donation


14-page booklet that presents a summary of Hiroshima atomic bombing, Hiroshima A-bomb damage, and the current situation regarding the nuclear weapons.

Japanese, English, French, Spanish

[Electronic data]

PDF file

*This booklet will be sent by email. Please fill in recipient's email address in the application.


●DVD (Film collection)

No. Title/Overview Available languages


Hiroshima: A Mother’s Prayer

*available for donation


Documentary film that calls for the abolition of nuclear weapons and notes the importance of peace from mothers’ points of view in Hiroshima at the time of the A-bombing.

(1990 / 30 min./ Color and some black and white

Japanese, English, Korean, Chinese, Russian, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Thai, Indonesian, Malay, Portuguese, Arabic


Hiroshima Witness

*available for donation


Film containing testimonies of fourteen Hiroshima A-bomb survivors.

(1986~ /approx.140 min./ Color)


The Effects of the Atomic Bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

*for loan only

Documentary film shot in Hiroshima and Nagasaki immediately after the A-bombings. Production started in September 1945, and completed in April 1946. Taken immediately to the US, it was known in Japan as "the phantom A-bomb film." It was returned and first shown to the public in 1967.

(1946 / Hiroshima 81 min. Nagasaki 83 min./ Black and white )

English (with Japanese subtitles)


The Children of Nagasaki

*for loan only


Documentary film made from actual footage of Nagasaki immediately after the A-bombing and testimonies of A-bomb survivors.

(2005 / 30 min./ Color and some black and white)

(*language option)
Japanese / English

On a Paper Crane

*for loan only


Kids-friendly animation that explains the importance of peace and the abolition of nuclear weapons. This film is based on the true story of Sadako Sasaki, who was exposed to the A-bombing as a child and died of leukemia when she was 12 years old.

(1993 / 27 min./ Color)

(*language option)
Japanese / English / French

Pica Don

*for loan only


Animation that appeals for world peace by describing the disaster and tragic consequences of the A-bomb explosion in Hiroshima, on August 6th, 1945.

(1978/ 10 min./ Color)

Silent film

*Some films are available on video. Please inquire about available languages and systems. 




Five items (flagged with stars ★) can be donated if continued use is desired;

・“Hiroshima-Nagasaki A-bomb Photo Posters”

・“The Hiroshima Bombing and Nuclear Weapon”

・“Hiroshima: A Mother’s Prayer”

・“Hiroshima Witness”


All the other items are for loan only and need to be returned after use.



●Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum will only cover the outbound shipping fees.


●Please submit an application well in advance of the proposed delivery date.
  We will send DVDs by air. It normally takes about 2 weeks to be delivered.
  For “Hiroshima-Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Poster Set,” we will send it by SAL, which normally takes about 3 weeks to be delivered.

●Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum is not responsible for any failure to deliver or delay in delivery caused by any event reasonably beyond the control of Museum.




Please submit a report after using the materials.

  ・Material Utilization Report in English
  ・Material Utilization Report in Japanese


Application methods

Please agree with our "Terms and Conditions," complete an application form and send it back to us by email, mail, or fax.

Please also attach a profile of your organization/group.

  ・Terms and Conditions in English

  ・Terms and Conditions in Japanese

  ・Application in English
  ・Application in Japanese


Contact information

Outreach Division

FAX +81-82-247-2464