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

Exhibitions

Special Exhibitions
Thursday, March 21, 2019 ~ Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Toys Expo-Children in Modern Japan

Scheduled to open
Toys Expo-Children in Modern Japan
Thematic Exhibitions, Traveling Exhibitions
Thursday, February 21, 2019 ~ Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Traveling Music: The String Instruments of South Asia
Scheduled to open
Traveling Music: The String Instruments of South Asia
Traveling Exhibitions
●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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Information Zone
The Videotheque is a video-on-demand system with which visitors can discover their leisure, the lifestyles, technologies, and performing arts of peoples worldwide. The Study Area introduces books and videos on life and culture around the world. Computer terminals also provide access to the Museum's book, artifact and data collections.
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Information Zone