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Museums in Japan

 

 

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Museum links

 

Weblinks at

"Japan links":

 

"Virtual Library museums pages" lists nearly 900 museums in Japan:

 

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National Museum

 

National Museum of Japanese History
( http://www.rekihaku.ac.jp/english/index.html )

Kyōto National Museum
( http://www.kyohaku.go.jp/eng/index_top.html )

Kyūshū National Museum
(http://www.kyuhaku.com )

Nara National Museum
( http://www.narahaku.go.jp/index_e.html )

Tōkyō National Museum
( http://www.tnm.jp/en/ )

National Research Institute for Cultural Properties, Nara
( http://www.nabunken.go.jp/english/ )

National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka
( http://www.minpaku.ac.jp/english/ )

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Archaeological Museums

 

Asuka Historical Museum
( http://www.asukanet.gr.jp/asukahome/ )

Itokoku History Museum
( http://www.city.maebaru.fukuoka.jp/city/bunka/ito-museum/INDEX-1.HTM )

Archaeological Museum at Matsuyama City
( http://www.manabukun.or.jp/maibun/koukokan/index.html ) Japanese only

Idojiri Archaeological Museum (Nagano)
( http://www.alles.or.jp/~fujimi/idojiri.html ) Japanese only

Museum of Kaigarayama Shell Mound
( http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/%7Eiy4t-ngc/shellhp/asahi.html ) Japanese only

The Museum, Archaeological Institute of Kashihara, Nara Prefecture
( http://www.kashikoken.jp/index.html ) Japanese only

Kasuga City Na-koku Museum
( http://www.city.kasuga.fukuoka.jp/nakoku/index.html ) Japanese only

Ōsaka Prefectural Chikatsu Asuka Museum
( http://chikatsu.mediajoy.com/index_e.html )

Ōsaka Prefectural Museum of Yayoi Culture
( http://www.kanku-city.or.jp/yayoi/ ) Japanese only

Ōsaka Prefectural Sayamaike Museum
( http://www.sayamaikehaku.osakasayama.osaka.jp/index-e.html )

Saitobaru Archaeological Museum of Miyazaki Prefecture
( http://www.bunka.go.jp/saitobaru/enter.html )

Shiga Prefectural Azuchi Castle Archaeological Museum
( http://www.azuchi-museum.or.jp/ ) Japanese only

Shimane Museum of Ancient Izumo
( http://www.izm.ed.jp/ ) Japanese only

Shizuoka City Toro Museum
( http://www.city.shizuoka.jp/deps/kyoikusoumu/torohaku_index.htm) Japanese only

Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Archaeology
( http://www.pref.yamanashi.jp/barrier/html/kouko-hak ) Japanese only

 

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Municipal and Historical Museums (with archaeological collections)

Aichi Prefectural Ceramic Museum
( http://www.pref.aichi.jp/touji/index_e.html )

Arita Museums
( http://www.arita.or.jp/index_e.html )  Japanese only

Asuka Historical Museum
( http://www.asukanet.gr.jp/asukahome/ )

Ehime Museum of History and Culture
( http://joho.ehime-iinet.or.jp/rekihaku/ ) Japanese only

Fujiyoshida Museum of Local History
( http://www.fy-museum.jp/forms/top/top.aspx ) Japanese only

Fukuoka City Museum
( http://museum.city.fukuoka.jp/english/index_e.html )

Fukushima Museum
( http://www.general-museum.fks.ed.jp/info/info_e.html )

Gifu Prefectural Ceramics Museum
( http://www.minoyaki.com/siryoukan/ )

Gifu Prefectural Museum
( http://www.museum.pref.gifu.jp/ )

Hiroshima Prefectural Museum of History
( http://www.manabi.pref.hiroshima.jp/rekishih/index.html )

Historical Museum of Hokkaido (Sapporo)
( http://www.hmh.pref.hokkaido.jp/ )

Hokkaido Museum of Northern Peoples (Shiomi, Abashiri, Hokkaido)
( http://hoppohm.org/english/index.htm )

Hyogo Prefectural Museum of History (Himeji)
( http://www.hyogo-c.ed.jp/~rekihaku-bo/eng/indexe.html )

Ishikawa Prefectural History Museum
( http://www.pref.ishikawa.jp/muse/rekihaku/ ) Japanese only
( http://shofu.pref.ishikawa.jp/shofu/intro_e/HTML/H_S40203.html ) English overwiew

Iwate Prefectural Museum
( http://www.pref.iwate.jp/~hp0910/english/index.html )

Kanagawa Prefectural Museum of Cultural History
( http://ch.kanagawa-museum.jp/english/ )

Kitakyūshū Museum of Natural History & Human History
( http://www.kmnh.jp/guide_e/index.html )

Kobe City Museum
( http://www.city.kobe.jp/cityoffice/57/museum/ )

Kyūshū Ceramic Museum
( http://www.pref.saga.lg.jp/at-contents/kanko_bunka/k_shisetsu/kyuto/ ) Japanese only

Lake Biwa Museum (Kusatsu-shi, Shiga Prefecture)
( http://www.lbm.go.jp/english/index.html )

Miho Museum
( http://www.miho.or.jp/ )

The Museum of Kyoto
( http://www.bunpaku.or.jp )

Nagasaki Museum of History and Culture
( http://www.nmhc.jp/ )

Nagoya City Museum
( http://www.museum.city.nagoya.jp/ ) -  Japanese only

Niigata Prefectural Museum of History
( http://www.nbz.or.jp/eng/index.html )

Okayama Prefectural Museum
( http://www.pref.okayama.jp/kyoiku/kenhaku/hakubu.htm )

Ōsaka Museum of History
( http://www.mus-his.city.osaka.jp/english_iso-8859-1/ )

Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Ōsaka
( http://www.moco.or.jp/en/index.html )

Saga Prefectural Museum
( http://www.pref.saga.lg.jp/at-contents/kanko_bunka/k_shisetsu/hakubutu/ ) -  Japanese only

Saitama Museum
( http://www.saitama-kenpaku.com/index_e.html ) -  Japanese only

Sakai City Museum
( http://www.city.sakai.osaka.jp/hakubutu/ ) -  Japanese only

Shimane Prefectural Museum
( http://www2.pref.shimane.jp/kodai/index.html ) -  Japanese only

Shinagawa Historical Museum
( http://www.city.shinagawa.tokyo.jp/jigyo/06/historyhp/hsindex.html ) -  Japanese only

Tokushima Prefectural Museum
( http://www.museum.tokushima-ec.ed.jp/e_museum.htm )

Toyama Museum Association
( http://museums.toyamaken.jp/e_kenpaku/e_genre/e_genre_a.html )

Yasu City History and Folk Museum (Bronze Bell Museum)
( http://www.hohoemi-yasu.jp/map/24.html )

Yokohama History Museum
( http://www.rekihaku.city.yokohama.jp/en/index.html )

 

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University Museums

UMAC Worldwide Database of University Museums & Collections
( http://publicus.culture.hu-berlin.de/collections/list.php?id=qs&quick=japan )
The UMAC Worldwide Database of University Museums & Collections lists 59 Museum, with brief information and descriptions. Only few of them are Archaeological Museums.

International Christian University Hachiro Yuasa Memorial Museum (Tōkyō)
( http://subsite.icu.ac.jp/yuasa_museum/index_e.html )

Meiji University Museum (Tōkyō)
( http://www.meiji.ac.jp/museum/archaeology/kouko.html )

Aizu Museum, Waseda University
( http://www.waseda.jp/aizu/index-j.html )

Museum of the International University of Kagoshima, Archaeological Museum
( http://www.iuk.ac.jp/museum/index.html ) Japanese only

Nanzan University Anthropological Museum
( http://www.nanzan-u.ac.jp/MUSEUM/eng.html )

Fujukan, University Museum, University of the Ryukyus
( http://fujukan.lib.u-ryukyu.ac.jp/ja/index.html ) Japanese only, English website under construction

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Private Museums

Idemitsu Museum of Arts (Tōkyō)
( http://www.idemitsu.co.jp/museum/english/index.html )

 

 

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 Archaeological Parks and Sites

 

 

Ankokuji Village Ruins Park, Village of Yayoi (Oaza Ankokuji, Oita Prefecture)
http://ww61.tiki.ne.jp/~yayoinomura/ )

Kusado Sengen (Fukuyama City, Hiroshima Prefecture)
http://www.mars.dti.ne.jp/~suzuki-y/index_e.html )

Sannai-Maruyama Site (Aomori Prefecture)
http://sannaimaruyama.pref.aomori.jp/english/index.html )

Yoshinogari Historical Park (Saga Prefecture)
http://www.yoshinogari.jp/index-en.html )

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Japanese Archaeological Societies

 

 

Japanese Archaeological Association (JAA)
http://wwwsoc.nii.ac.jp/jaa2/index.html )

Asian Research Institute of Underwater Archaeology (ARIUA)
    ( former: Kyūshū Okinawa Society for Underwater Archaeology)
http://www.h3.dion.ne.jp/~uwarchae/english-index.htm )

The International Jomon Culture Conference (Kokusai Jomon Gaku Kyoukai)
http://www.jomon.or.jp/ )

Japan Society of Oriental Ceramic Studies
http://homepage3.nifty.com/toyotoji/gakkaishi/gakkaishi.htm )

 

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Archaeological Center

 

 

Agency for Cultural Affairs
( http://www.bunka.go.jp/ )

 

Aichi Archeology Center
( http://www.maibun.com/mt/ ) -  Japanese only

Akita Prefectural Archeological Center
( http://www.pref.akita.jp/gakusyu/maibun_hp/index2.htm ) -  Japanese only

Cultural Property Protect Division in Fujiidera City Board of Education
( http://www.city.fujiidera.osaka.jp/rekishitanbou/index.html ) -  Japanese only

Hokkaido Ebetsu City Archaeological Center
( http://www.city.fukuoka.jp/maibun/ ) -  Japanese only

Fukuoka City Archaeological Center
( http://www.city.fukuoka.jp/maibun/ ) -  Japanese only

Himeji City Archaeological Research Center
( http://www.city.himeji.hyogo.jp/maibun-center/ ) -  Japanese only

Ishikawa City Archaeological Center
( http://www.ishikawa-maibun.or.jp/ ) -  Japanese only

Inakadate City Archaeological Center
( http://www.vill.inakadate.aomori.jp/maizou/ ) -  Japanese only

Iwate Prefectural Culture Foundation Archaeological Center
( http://www.echna.ne.jp/~imaibun/ ) -  Japanese only

Kagawa Prefectural Archaeological Center
( http://www.pref.kagawa.jp/maibun/ ) -  Japanese only

Kagoshima Prefectural Archaeological Center
( http://www.jomon-no-mori.jp/mbntop1.htm ) -  Japanese only

Kanegawa Prefectural Archaeological Center
( http://www.planet.pref.kanagawa.jp/city/maizou.htm ) -  Japanese only

Kashihara Archaeological Institute, Nara Prefecture
( http://www.kashikoken.jp/ ) -  Japanese only

Kobe Archaeology Center
( http://www.city.kobe.jp/cityoffice/57/maizoubunkazaic/index.html ) -  Japanese only

Koichi Prefectural Culture Foundation Archaeological Center
( http://www.kochi-bunkazaidan.or.jp/~maibun/maibun2/index-2.htm ) -  Japanese only

Kurashiki Archaeological Operations Center
( http://www.city.kurashiki.okayama.jp/lifepark/kaoc.htm ) -  Japanese only

Matsuyama City Archaeological Center
( http://www.manabukun.or.jp/maibun/maibun/ ) -  Japanese only

Mie Prefectural Archaeological Center
( http://www.pref.mie.jp/maibun/hp/ ) -  Japanese only

Miyazaki Prefectural Archaeological Center
( http://www.miyazaki-archive.jp/maibun/index.html ) -  Japanese only

Nakoku History Museum (Kasuga, Fukuoka-Ken)
( http://www.city.kasuga.fukuoka.jp/nakoku/ ) -  Japanese only

Archaeological Center of Nagano Prefecture
( http://www.grn.janis.or.jp/~maibun/ ) -  Japanese only

Niigata Archaeological Artifacts Center
( http://www.maibun.net/center/ ) -  Japanese only

Niigata City Archaeological Center
( http://www.city.niigata.niigata.jp/info/rekisi_bunka/mc1.htm ) -  Japanese only

Okayama City Archaeological Center
( http://www.city.okayama.okayama.jp/kyouiku/maibun/ ) -  Japanese only

Okinawa Prefectural Archaeological Center
( http://www.maizou-okinawa.gr.jp/ ) -  Japanese only

Ōsaka City Cultural Properties Association
( http://www.occpa.or.jp/ ) -  Japanese only

Ōsaka Prefectural Senboku Archaeological Center
( http://www.pref.osaka.jp/bunkazaihogo/senkouko.htm ) -  Japanese only

Sakurai City Archaeological Center
( http://www.begin.or.jp/sakura/maibun.htm ) -  Japanese only

Sennan City Archaeological Center
( http://www.city.sennan.osaka.jp/~maibun/maibunn-top.htm ) -  Japanese only

Shiga Prefectural Archaeological Center
( http://www.pref.shiga.jp/edu/content/10_cultural_assets/buried_cultural/ ) -  Japanese only

Archaeologcal Database of Shimane
( http://iseki.ipc.shimane-u.ac.jp/ )  -  Japanese only

Shizuoka City Archaeological Center
( http://www.city.shizuoka.jp/deps/kenko/bunkazai/maizou/index.html ) -  Japanese only

Tochigi Archaeological Center
( http://www.pref.tottori.lg.jp/dd.aspx?menuid=4314 ) -  Japanese only, English website announced

Tokyo Archaeological Center
( http://www.tef.or.jp/maibun/index.html ) -  Japanese only

Tottori Prefectural Archaeological Center
( http://www.maibun.or.jp/ ) -  Japanese only

Toyama City Archaeological Center
( http://homepage2.nifty.com/kitadai/center.htm ) -  Japanese only

Toyama Prefectural Center for Archaeological Operations
( http://www.pref.toyama.jp/branches/3041/top.HTM ) -  Japanese only
( http://museums.toyamaken.jp/e_kenpaku/e_genre/e_genre_a.html )

Yamaguchi Prefectural Center for Archaeological Research
( http://www.pref.yamaguchi.jp/4maizou.htm ) -  Japanese only

Yamagata Prefectural Center for Archaeological Research
( http://www.pref.yamanashi.jp/barrier/html/maizou-bnk/22318682071.html ) -  Japanese only

Yamanashi Prefectural Center for Archaeological Research
( http://www.yamagatamaibun.or.jp/ ) -  Japanese only

Yokohama City Historical Foundation Archaeological Center
( http://www.rekihaku.city.yokohama.jp/maibun/ ) -  Japanese only

 

 

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Other Archaeological Resources

 

Noteworthy Archaeological Sites in Japan
( http://archaeology.jp/sites/2007/index.htm )

C. T. Keally's Japanese Archaeology Pages
( http://www.t-net.ne.jp/~keally/index.htm )

 

 

 

 

 

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