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

Revisiting Siebold’s Japan Museum
Revisiting Siebold’s Japan Museum
August 10, 2017 ~ October 10, 2017
Beads in the World
Beads in the World
March 9, 2017 ~ June 6, 2017
Amazing show tents in Japan
Amazing show tents in Japan
September 8, 2016 ~ November 29, 2016
Shibusawa Keizo Memorial Project Attic Museum
Shibusawa Keizo Memorial Project Attic Museum
September 19, 2013 ~ December 3, 2013
Umesao Tadao: An Explorer For the Future
Umesao Tadao: An Explorer For the Future
March 10, 2011 ~ June 14, 2011
Africa in the Works of El AnatsuiA Fateful Journey
Africa in the Works of El AnatsuiA Fateful Journey
September 16, 2010 ~ December 7, 2010
SELF and OTHER: Portraits from Asia and Europe
SELF and OTHER: Portraits from Asia and Europe
September 11, 2008 ~ November 25, 2008
The Great Ocean Voyage: VAKA MOANA and Island Life Today
The Great Ocean Voyage: VAKA MOANA and Island Life Today
September 13, 2007 ~ December 11, 2007
Fashioning India
Fashioning India
September 8, 2005 ~ December 6, 2005
More Happy Every Day: The World of Bricolage Art
More Happy Every Day: The World of Bricolage Art
March 17, 2005 ~ June 7, 2005
The Arabian Nights
The Arabian Nights
September 9, 2004 ~ December 7, 2004
Messages from the Ainu: Craft and Spirit
Messages from the Ainu: Craft and Spirit
January 8, 2004 ~ February 15, 2004
A West African Story-telling Village
A West African Story-telling Village
July 24, 2003 ~ November 25, 2003
Mandala Deities in Tibet and Nepal
Mandala Deities in Tibet and Nepal
March 13, 2003 ~ June 17, 2003
Ethnic Cultures Abroad: People Moving, Cultures Mixing
Ethnic Cultures Abroad: People Moving, Cultures Mixing
September 1, 1999 ~ January 11, 2000