This study aimed to analyze the exhibition structures and the facility planning in museums and memorials which commemorate catastrophes, with the site of remembrance, configuration of the exhibition rooms, and the character of the facility, based on the knowledge of the historical science. The patterns of the room configurations are classified into some groups with the number of rooms for historical exhibition and the relationship with the specificity of the site. In the latter, the configuration would contribute to create collective memories with visitors' notation.
- Collective memory
- Commemoration of catastrophes
- Facility planning
- Room configuration for exhibition
- Specificity of site