The National Museum of Ethnology (Minpaku) is a research center for ethnology and cultural anthropology.
No Traveling Exhibitions are currently planned.
Regional Exhibitions Cross-cultural Exhibitions
The Regional Exhibitions cover nine world regions. The exhibitions begin with Oceania and move eastward around to Japan.
Cross-cultural exhibitions introduce the wide-ranging themes of language and music.
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The videotheque offers video programs on the life and culture around the world. The Study Area introduces books and videos on life and culture around the world.
The Museum events include special lectures and performances, film shows, seminars, and workshops.
Through these events we introduce the research and projects of the Museum.
Kids’ Website (under construction)
Information is available here: museum facilities including the exhibition halls, restaurants, and museum shop; admission charges; group tours; a map of the surrounding area; and access to the museum.