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

International Academic Exchange

Minpaku is Japan’s largest research institution pursuing research in cultural anthropology and ethnology. Its joint research projects and visitor programs have produced a deep network of personal and institutional relationships with researchers and organizations outside Japan.

Cooperative agreements

  • Minpaku has concluded academic cooperation and cultural exchange agreements with research institutions and museums in many countries.

International Research Meeting Reports

  • Minpaku researchers are encouraged to present their findings at conferences and meetings outside Japan.