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

Letters from the Field

  • In these essays composed in the field, Minpaku researchers, engaged in fieldwork throughout the world, provide us with vibrant images of what their research entails.

In the Media

  • Minpaku research and other activities are frequently reported in the mass media.

Minpaku in your Town

  • Minpaku’s many activities include external workshops and lectures, organized with the cooperation of local organizations and individuals throughout Japan.

Academic Staff

  • Minpaku researchers study many different topics in many different places. Let’s have a look at what they are up to, and hear what they have to say.

Letters from the Field

  • In these essays composed in the field, Minpaku researchers, engaged in fieldwork throughout the world, provide us with vibrant images of what their research entails.

In the Media

  • Minpaku research and other activities are frequently reported in the mass media.

Minpaku in your Town

  • Minpaku’s many activities include external workshops and lectures, organized with the cooperation of local organizations and individuals throughout Japan.

Academic Staff

  • Minpaku researchers study many different topics in many different places. Let’s have a look at what they are up to, and hear what they have to say.