Best Oddball Museum

Get off Tokyo's circular Yamanote train line at Meguro station. Head out the west exit and walk along Meguro Dori for about 15 minutes, until you see an eight-story, brown brick tower topped with a silver sign that says MPM. The innocuous urban setting belies the horror show that awaits you within: MPM, you see, stands for Meguro Parasitological Museum, one of the most ghastly yet fascinating exhibitions you'll ever lay eyes upon. Though it occupies only two floors of a small office building, the museum boasts that it displays more specimens of roundworms, hookworms, flukes, nematodes and leeches than any...

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