That said, while I think it would be a unique opportunity to see the reality of the human body, I also understand there are some serious ethical concerns with some of the exhibits that are out there. There are concerns about the industry such exhibits might create and whether the cadavers had proper releases and/or might be executed political prisoners. So, some serious concerns here!
On the web forum where I heard about this, attendees had a wide variety of feelings about what they saw and who attended. There's also the question of whether the exhibit is presented in an artistic or educational manner or if it's simply macabre. Most that attended said it was tastefully done, but that it could create some odd and unexpected reactions. Several said parents brought their small (toddler) aged children. hmmmmm.....
Here are the websites and a brief intro on the two exhibits I know that are touring various museums:
This unique exhibit is a display of over 100 authentic human specimens, including whole bodies, individual organs and transparent body slices preserved through a special process called plastination. It provides viewers with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to look inside the human body, and to see and understand our own anatomy and physiology. This will provide a new appreciation and respect for the human body and what it means to be human. It's an inside look at the human body and is designed to show how the choices we make affect our overall health.
and here's one article discussing the controversy on where the bodies came from for this exhibit: