Museums

From samurai to parasites, in Japan, there’s a museum for seemingly everything.

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TeamLab: Resonating Life in the Acorn Forest

TeamLab: Resonating Life in the Acorn Forest

A soothing melody echoes through the woods at teamLab’s newest permanent installation in Saitama.

Chuson-ji Temple

Chuson-ji Temple

Visit the golden pavilion of the north deep within the mountains of Iwate Prefecture.

Chikuzen Tachiarai peace memorial hall

Tachiarai Peace Memorial Museum

Learn about the tragic history of Japan's WWII kamikaze pilots at these two museums in Fukuoka.

Teamlab borderless Mori Digital Art Museum Odaiba, Tokyo

TeamLab Borderless

Watch as interactive art projections come to life right before your eyes at the world’s first digital art museum.

National Museum of Western Art in Tokyo

9 Japanese Museums You Can Tour Virtually

Wander through these museums with Japanese treasures and renowned paintings right from your couch.

Hakone Museum of Art in Hakone, Japan.

Hakone Museum of Art

A ceramics museum with a beautiful Japanese garden and handicraft shop.

Atami Adult Museum Shizuoka Japan

Atami Adult Museum

The last Showa-era Japanese Sex Museum. This is definitely NSFW.

Ekin Museum

Explore the bloody and violent world of Ekin at this tiny museum in Kochi.

The Meguro Parasitological Museum in Tokyo, Japan.

Meguro Parasitological Museum

You may never eat sushi again after visiting this creepy-crawly museum.

Cup Noodles Museum Osaka Ikeda
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Cup Noodles Museum Osaka Ikeda

Visit the birthplace of everyone's favorite instant meal, and even make your own!

Wakayama
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Wakayama

A quiet and historic resort town perfect for a weekend getaway.