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National Hansen's Disease Museum

4-1-13 Aobacho, Higashimurayama 189-0002, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 42-396-2909
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Thought provoking museum

Well into the 20th century, leprosy was a major public health issue in Japan and the government... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2016
Susan B
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3 May 2016
“Thought provoking museum”
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4-1-13 Aobacho, Higashimurayama 189-0002, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 May 2016

Well into the 20th century, leprosy was a major public health issue in Japan and the government responded by creating a number of public and then later national sanitariums and encouraging and coercing leprosy sufferers to enter them. This museum traces the long history of...More

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