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Meguro Parasitological Museum, Meguro

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If you're curious about the strange world of parasites, and have a steely disposition, visit Meguro Parasitological Museum, the only museum of its kind in the world. Inspect over 300 parasitic specimens in formaldehyde jars, along with informative movies and somewhat disturbing displays regarding the parasites' life cycles and interaction with humans. Examine the museum's prized exhibit, a record-breaking 8.8 m (28.8 ft) tapeworm, along with accompanying rope of similar dimensions, to give you a true sense of its magnitude. Be sure to pop into the gift shop before you leave, and browse a host of novelty T-shirts and key rings. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Meguro Parasitological Museum by using our Tokyo vacation trip planner.
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  • If you are in Meguro, worth a visit, especially if you work in the medical field. The Museum takes up the foundations of Parasitology with an English translation. For the rest, it's in Japanese, too bad. There are plenty of examples of parasites including a famous tapeworm of 8.80 metres...! Entry free, donation as possible to keep this small museum
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  • Private and display a collection of only the keep is awesome. Worth a stop to visit near the entrance only in ambition can be viewed, so there it is.
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  • Meguro station located within walking distance of the tiny parasite Museum. Showroom is on the 1st floor and is divided into the first and second floors, but the actual exhibition forth itself is very small inside and outside surfaces can come out looking around in a minute for 30 minutes.
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  • You don't have to understand Japanese to enjoy this place. I came here 11 years ago and am happy to see it still here and as good as new!
  • If you or your kids like bugs or things like that, this is worth the trip here. It's free and you can spend a good half hour... just oooing over everything.
  • Fun but the same time gross place to visit :)
  • Cool place if you are interested in parasites :D
  • Spend an hour here and see how radical parasites can get. Kindly donate at the end of your visit to keep the museum operating.