National Institutes for Cultural Heritage



National Institutes for Cultural Heritage — Fiscal 2015

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I Outline of the National Institutes for Cultural Heritage [PDF 457KB]

II Projects of the National Institutes for Cultural Heritage [PDF 307KB]

  1. Acquisition and Preservation of Museum Collections
      (Collection / Conservation and Restoration)
  2. Dissemination of Traditional Culture
      (Exhibitions / Number of Visitors / Educational Activities)
  3. Contributing to Museum Activities as a Central Organization for Museums in Japan
  4. Promoting Surveys and Research as a Core Research Organization for Japan's Cultural Heritage
  5. Promotion of International Cooperation Related to the Protection of Cultural Properties
  6. Collection of Reference Materials and Dissemination of Research Outcomes
  7. Improving Cultural Property Protection by Assisting Local Public Organizations
      (Collaboration with Universities)

III Activities of Each Institution

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Ⅳ Reference Materials [PDF 283KB]

  • Directors / Special Advisory Board/ External Evaluation Board
  • Number of Staff / Organizational Chart
  • Budget
  • Information about Donation and Membership


National Institutes for Cultural Heritage — Fiscal 2014

Message [PDF 466KB]


I Outline of the National Institutes for Cultural Heritage [PDF 864KB]

II Projects of the National Institutes for Cultural Heritage [PDF 772KB]

  1. Acquisition and Preservation of Museum Collections
      (Collection / Conservation and Restoration)
  2. Dissemination of Traditional Culture
      (Exhibitions / Number of Visitors / Educational Activities)
  3. Contributing to Museum Activities as a Central Organization for Museums in Japan
  4. Promoting Surveys and Research as a Core Research Organization for Japan's Cultural Heritage
  5. Promotion of International Cooperation Related to the Protection of Cultural Properties
  6. Collection of Reference Materials and Dissemination of Research Outcomes
  7. Improving Cultural Property Protection by Assisting Local Public Organizations
      (Collaboration with Universities)

III Activities of Each Institution

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Ⅳ Reference Materials [PDF 753KB]

  • Directors / Special Advisory Board/ External Evaluation Board
  • Number of Staff / Organizational Chart
  • Budget
  • Information about Donation and Membership


National Institutes for Cultural Heritage — Fiscal 2013

Message [PDF 160KB]


I Outline of the National Institutes for Cultural Heritage [PDF 423KB]

II Projects of the National Institutes for Cultural Heritage [PDF 648KB]

  1. Acquisition and Preservation of Museum Collections
      (Collection / Conservation and Restoration)
  2. Dissemination of Traditional Culture
      (Exhibitions / Number of Visitors / Educational Activities)
  3. Contributing to Museum Activities as a Central Organization for Museums in Japan
  4. Advancement of Research on Cultural Heritage
  5. Promotion of International Cooperation Related to the Protection of Cultural Properties
  6. Collection of Reference Materials and Dissemination of Research Outcomes
  7. Improving Cultural Property Protection by Assisting Local Public Organizations
      (Collaboration with Universities)

III Activities of Each Institution

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IV Administration / Information about Donations and Memberships



National Institutes for Cultural Heritage — Fiscal 2012

Message [PDF 86KB]


I Outline of the National Institutes for Cultural Heritage [PDF 210KB]

II Projects of the National Institutes for Cultural Heritage [PDF 921KB]

  1. Acquisition and Preservation of the Museum Collections
      (Collection / Conservation and Restoration)
  2. Dissemination of Traditional Culture
      (Exhibitions / Number of Visitors / Educational Activities)
  3. Vitalization of Museum Activities as the National Center of Museums in Japan
  4. Advancement of Research on Cultural Heritage
  5. Promotion of International Cooperation Related to Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Properties
  6. Reinforcement of Information Dissemination
  7. Improving Cultural Property Protection by Assisting Local Public Organizations
      (Collaboration with Universities)
  8. Establishment of the International Research Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region

III Activities of Each Institution

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IV Administration / Information about Donations and Memberships



National Institutes for Cultural Heritage — Fiscal 2011

Message [PDF 459KB]


I Outline of the National Institutes for Cultural Heritage [PDF 126KB]

II Projects of the National Institutes for Cultural Heritage [PDF 541KB]

  1. Acquisition and Preservation of the Museum Collections
      (Collection / Conservation and Restoration)
  2. Dissemination of Traditional Culture
      (Exhibitions / Number of Visitors / Educational Activities)
  3. Vitalization of Museum Activities as the National Center of Museums in Japan
  4. Advancement of Research on Cultural Heritage
  5. Promotion of International Cooperation Related to Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Properties
  6. Reinforcement of Information Dissemination
  7. Improving Cultural Property Protection by Assisting Local Public Organizations
      (Collaboration with Universities)
  8. Establishment of the International Research Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region

III Activities of Each Institution

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IV Administration / Information about Donations and Memberships



National Institutes for Cultural Heritage — Fiscal 2010

Message [PDF 80KB]


I Outline of the National Institutes for Cultural Heritage [PDF 188KB]

II Projects of the National Institutes for Cultural Heritage [PDF 432KB]

  1. Acquisition and Preservation of the Museum Collections
      (Collection / Conservation and Restoration)
  2. Dissemination of Traditional Culture
      (Exhibitions / Number of Visitors / Educational Activities)
  3. Vitalization of Museum Activities as the National Center of Museums in Japan
  4. Advancement of Research on Cultural Heritage
  5. Promotion of International Cooperation Related to Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Properties
  6. Reinforcement of Information Dissemination
  7. Improving Cultural Property Protection by Assisting Local Public Organizations
      (Collaboration with Universities)

III Activities of Each Institution

See each website:

PDF File:

IV Administration / Information about Donations and Memberships

National Institutes for Cultural Heritage — Fiscal 2009

Message [PDF 432KB]


I Outline of the National Institutes for Cultural Heritage [PDF 568KB]
II Projects of the National Institutes for Cultural Heritage [PDF 992KB]
  1. Acquisition and Preservation of the Museum Collections
    (Collection / Conservation and Restoration)
  2. Dissemination of Traditional Culture
    (Exhibitions / Number of Visitors / Educational Activities)
  3. Vitalization of Museum Activities as the National Center of Museums in Japan
  4. Advancement of Research on Cultural Heritage
  5. Promotion of International Cooperation Related to Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Properties
  6. Reinforcement of Information Dissemination
  7. Improving Cultural Property Protection by Assisting Local Public Organizations
    (Collaboration with Universities)
III Activities of Each Institution

See each website:

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IV Administration / Information about Donations and Memberships

National Institutes for Cultural Heritage — Fiscal 2008

Message [PDF 392KB]


I Outline of the National Institutes for Cultural Heritage [PDF 472KB]
II Projects of the National Institutes for Cultural Heritage [PDF 1.2MB]
  1. Acquisition and Preservation of the Museum Collections
    (Collection / Conservation and Restoration)
  2. Dissemination of Traditional Culture
    (Exhibitions / Number of Visitors / Educational Activities)
  3. Vitalization of Museum Activities as the National Center of Museums in Japan
  4. Advancement of Research on Cultural Heritage
  5. Promotion of International Cooperation Related to Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Properties
  6. Reinforcement of Information Dissemination
  7. Improving Cultural Property Protection by Assisting Local Public Organizations
    (Collaboration with Universities)
III Activities of Each Institution

See each website:

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IV Administration / Information about Donations and Memberships

National Institutes for Cultural Heritage — Fiscal 2007

Message [PDF 376KB]


I Outline of the National Institutes for Cultural Heritage [PDF 444KB]
II Projects of the National Institutes for Cultural Heritage [PDF 848KB]
  1. Acquisition and Preservation of the Museum Collections
    (Collection / Conservation and Restoration)
  2. Dissemination of Traditional Culture
    (Exhibitions / Number of Visitors / Educational Activities)
  3. Vitalization of Museum Activities as the National Center of Museums in Japan
  4. Advancement of Research on Cultural Heritage
  5. Promotion of International Cooperation Related to Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Properties
  6. Reinforcement of Information Dissemination
  7. Improving Cultural Property Protection by Assisting Local Public Organizations
    (Collaboration with Universities)
III Activities of Each Institution

See each website:

PDF File:

IV Administration / Information about Donations and Memberships