The National Hansen's Disease Museum (国立ハンセン病資料館, Kokuritsu Hansen-byō Shiryōkan) is a museum in Higashimurayama, Tokyo, Japan that is dedicated to education about Hansen's disease (leprosy) and to eliminate discriminatory practices against its sufferers. It was formerly (1993-2007) named "His Imperial Highness Prince Takamatsu Memorial Museum of Hansen's Disease".
The museum's purpose, located next to one of Japan's remaining leprosy sanatoriums, is to:
- To promote awareness of leprosy
- To represent and preserve the history of leprosy in Japan
- To show what persons affected by leprosy have achieved
- To help restore the dignity of persons affected by leprosy
- To demonstrate the importance of human rights and the linked need to end prejudice and discrimination