The National Museum of Ethnology (Minpaku) is a research center for ethnology and cultural anthropology.
For Teachers of Elementary, Junior High and High School
The Min-pack is a learning kit that include costumes, musical instruments, tools, and other artifacts from many nations and regions of the world. They are lent to schools and other educational institutions.
Minpaku offers a variety of worksheets for educational use. All can be downloaded from our website.
Adventures at Minpaku
Minpaku Museum Partners (MMP) offers schools a variety of experiential learning programs for use in general education, social studies, Japanese language and international understanding courses.
Museum-School Partnership Program
Minpaku works with schools to develop programs that bring the results of Minpaku research and museum activities to classroom.
School Trips and Extramural Study Programs / Pre-visit Preparation and Guidance
Minpaku provides guidance on how to prepare for visits to the museum and introduces educational tools for use before and after visits. We welcome questions and suggestions from educators.
Minpaku researchers introduce cultures from around the world through handicraft and other experiential programs as a way of opening research results to the public.
A site for children. Here children will, while enjoying what Minpaku has to offer, also have the opportunity to learn through their online experience. (Under construction)