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The Meiji University Museum

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Interesting visit!

The crime and punishment section of the museum was interesting and intriguing, with very cool... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2016
Definitely worth a visit

We went to this museum because it houses a section specifically dedicated to torture in Japan... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2014
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4 Sep 2017
“Eclectic little museum”
4 Dec 2016
“Interesting visit!”
Based on Meiji University's founding philosophy of "Rights, Liberty, Independence and Self-Government", the Meiji University Museum aims to publicly exhibit the achievements of its academic pursuits and to also serve as an institution of learning...more
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1-1 Kandasurugadai | Academy Common Bldg. B1, Chiyoda 101-8301, Tokyo Prefecture
Kanda, Akihabara, Ochanomizu
+81 3-3296-4448
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

I was in the neighborhood so stopped by this little university museum. I had also visited 20 years before when it was just a museum dedicated to displays on criminology, now it had expanded to include early Japanese history. Although there was little available in...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 5 December 2016

The crime and punishment section of the museum was interesting and intriguing, with very cool displays. There was also an archaeology section as well as a section on Japanese commodities and materials, all of which was quite interesting. It's a small gallery though, so can...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank elvienawang
Reviewed 9 May 2014

We went to this museum because it houses a section specifically dedicated to torture in Japan .... which was good but which wasn't really fair because it also housed some very interesting other exhibits. Located in the two basement floors below the Meiji University there...More

Date of experience: May 2014
2  Thank elsiek
Ochanomizu / Akihabara / Kanda
Ochanomizu boasts its academic foundations starting
with Yushima Seido, the birthplace of modern day
Japanese education. The area has kept its college town
feel with several university campuses. If you head
towards Jinbocho, you'll find musical instrument and
sports equipment shops, and an area of used bookstores
for students and anyone interested in literature and
the arts. Akihabara is well-known for its computer and
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