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In order to contribute to a better understanding of our research, the Museum has developed a learning-kit for children, called Min-pack. It is rented to schools and other educational institutions. Min-pack is a learning kit carried in a suitcase that contains a variety of materials including clothes, musical instruments, and everyday commodities, of the world’s countries and regions, with children’s learning aids.
For further information, refer to the Japanese site

List of currently available Min-packs

  • Living in the Extreme North: Anoraks and Duffle Coats from the Inuit in Canada
  • Treasure Box of the Andes: The Festivals and Life of the Peruvian Southern Highlands
  • Costumes in Java: Religion and Tradition
  • Indian Costumes: Saris and Kurtas
  • The Arabian Nights
  • Islam and Life of the Arab World
  • Seoul Style: A Day in the Life of Children in Seoul
  • Seoul Children After-school
  • Ainu Culture Encounter
  • Expedition to the Steppes of Mongolia
  • The 2011 Umesao Tadao Exhibition: Tools of Knowledge Production (This uses artifacts from the Special Exhibition “Umesao Tadao” held in 2011.)
  • Muslims around the World: Daily Prayers
  • Muslims around the World: Contemporary Life
  • Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony
  • Wearing Ethiopia: the Traditional Clothing of Amhara People