Honkawa Hirotsugu High School was built in 1928 as the first public elementary school in Hiroshima City to have a three-story reinforced concrete structure. The block plan school building, which was bent into an L shape, had a hall and a place to take off shoes, and dust chutes from the 2nd and 3rd floors were also provided. Furthermore, it was a modern school building with arches installed in the opening on the first floor and the front entrance. I was exposed 410m from the hypocenter. After several repairs and renovations, it opened as a peace museum in 1988. You can see the exhibits collected from the A-bombed areas.


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[Opening hours] 9:00-17:00 (Admission until 16:40) In addition to weekdays, we will be open on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays from April 2019, and a dedicated dial will be installed. (School is closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays.) [About tours] If you press the intercom at the north gate next to the Peace Museum, a staff member will answer your call. Enter through the north gate and register inside the building. [Peace Museum dedicated dial] 082-231-8020 [Tour application] *Required only for groups Honkawa Elementary School homepage (http://cms.edu.city.hiroshima.jp/weblog/index.php~id=e0899) Please download the tour request form, fill out the necessary information, and apply by fax from the same day six months in advance.
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730-08021-5-39 Honkawacho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City
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1-5-39 Honkawacho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City

18 minutes by tram from Hiroshima Station, 2 minutes on foot from Honkawacho

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