museums

Bill Gates effect works its magic at Parasitological Museum in Tokyo

Struggling museum sees its fortunes reversed after tweet from famous visitor.

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A visit to Japan’s wasp nest art museum stings us with respect for the industrious insects【Pics】

Gigantic Wasp Mt. Fuji is just one of the amazing pieces on display at Hachi Tengoku.

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This open-air museum in Hokkaido is a must-visit for fans of history and one popular manga series

Hokkaido Kaitaku no Mura is a golden opportunity to explore Japanese history and earn some otaku cred.

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Come touch our poo animals, Tokyo museum invites

Unko Museum will display Japan’s newest cute crap.

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Why isn’t there more deer poo in Nara Park? This very strange museum has the answer【Photos】

Deer aren’t the only animals with a huge population in the city.

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Survey picks Japan’s top three (actually four) open-air museums【Photos】

A day at the museum doesn’t have to mean a day inside.

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Two Tokyo train stations getting Harry Potter-style makeovers

Hogsmeade Station serves as inspiration for closest stop to new permanent Harry Potter museum.

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Pokémon skeletons and fossils now on display at Tokyo’s National Museum of Nature and Science

Excavator Pikachu and a few of his extinct pals want to teach us about real-world fossils.

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One of Tokyo’s best museums is closing and won’t be open again for years

Museum focusing on the Edo era enters an era of being closed.

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Snow falls at Ghibli Museum, creates a magical anime wonderland【Pics & Video】

Like stepping into a Ghibli anime in real life.

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Goodbye, Megaweb! Downtown Tokyo’s coolest car museum is closing for good【Photos】

An amazing collection of cars in a free museum is about to figuratively drive off into the sunset.

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Tokyo museum apologizes for calling Demon Slayer’s brothel district setting a “glamorous world”

As hit anime’s “Entertainment District Arc” kicks off, Edo-Tokyo Museum reaffirms commitment to telling the complete real-world story.

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Ghibli Museum asking for donations from overseas fans to help it through hard times

Donors will be rewarded with a thank-you card with Hayao Miyazaki illustration.

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Japan’s first-ever Tarot Card Museum opens in Tokyo, perfect for art and occult lovers

For now, you can observe rare tarot cards on display, but there are lots of events to come!

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One of Tokyo’s best museums is also one of Japan’s most amazing secret wedding photo venues【Pics】

There are some hoops you have to jump through, but this is an unforgettable place to have your photos taken when you’re ready to exchange rings.

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Ghibli Museum opens online store!

Shop for exclusive Studio Ghibli museum goods at brand new online store.

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Ghibli Museum asking for donations to help pay for operating costs and repairs

Supporters asked to donate no less than 5,000 yen in pandemic countermeasure, fans respond tremendously.

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Exhibition on the 1,500 year-history of traditional Japanese women’s clothing to open in Shibuya

Stunning and bold, this exhibition is a rare treat for kimono lovers.

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Baby tanuki prompts adorable standoff as it tries to get into Tokyo art museum【Videos】

Cultured critter wants into the building, ends up in our hearts instead.

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Nintendo to convert former Kyoto factory into museum of the company’s history

A historic venue for a historical facility.

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