The National Museum of Ethnology (Minpaku) is a research center for ethnology and cultural anthropology.

Year-end and New Year exhibition event Hebi [Snake]

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Minpaku organizes hands-on workshops and other events throughout the year. For the New Year, Minpaku is preparing an exhibit about the 60-year (12 zodiacal animals times five elements) cycle of the Chinese calendar, using items from Minpaku’s collections and information related to the 60-year cycle from around the world, to provide a deeply interesting learning experience. This New Year why not spend a day at Minpaku, learning more about how people and calendars around the world are connected?

Detiels [in Japanese]