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

Exhibitions

Special Exhibitions
Thursday, September 13, 2018 ~ Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Transmitting Art and Craft - Japanese Industrial Design Originating in Tohoku

Scheduled to open
Transmitting Art and Craft - Japanese Industrial Design Originating  in Tohoku
Thematic Exhibitions, Traveling Exhibitions
Thursday, August 23, 2018 ~ Tuesday, December 25, 2018
The World of Amish Quilts: Seeking Ways of Living, Weaving the World
Scheduled to open
The World of Amish Quilts: Seeking Ways of Living, Weaving the World
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