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

Exhibitions

Special Exhibitions
Thursday, March 8, 2018 ~ Tuesday, May 29, 2018
A ‘Tower of the Sun’Collection: Expo ’70 Ethnological Mission

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A ‘Tower of the Sun’Collection: Expo ’70 Ethnological Mission
Thematic Exhibitions, Traveling Exhibitions
Thursday, January 11, 2018 ~ Tuesday, March 13, 2018
A World Full of Life: The Art of Fujito Takeki, an Ainu Master Carver
Scheduled to open
A World Full of Life: The Art of Fujito Takeki, an Ainu Master Carver
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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