National Institutes for Cultural Heritage



National Institutes for Cultural Heritage — Fiscal 2020

Message [PDF 505KB]


I Organization [PDF 436KB]

Ⅱ Outline of the National Institutes for Cultural Heritage [PDF 730KB]

Ⅲ Projects of the National Institutes for Cultural Heritage [PDF 1MB]

      1 Preservation and Transmission of Tangible Cultural Properties, and Utilization of Cultural Properties to Disseminate Japan’s History and Traditional Culture Nationally and Internationally
      (1) Collection and Preservation of Tangible Cultural Properties, and Transmission of Tangible Cultural Properties to Future Generations
      (Acquisition / Conservation and Restoration)
      (2)Exhibitions
      (Exhibitions / Number of Visitors)
      (3)Education
      (4)Research on the Collection, Preservation, and Exhibition of Tangible Cultural Properties (Namely fine and applied arts),and educational activities
      (5)Contribution to Museum-related Activities in Japan and Abroad
      2 Implementing Research and Collaborative Projects for the Protection of Cultural Properties and Overseas Cultural Heritage
      (1)Research Leading to New ldeas
      (2)Basic Research for the Improvement of Research and Development Utilizing Science and Technology
      (3)International Collaboration Relating to the Preservation of Cultural Heritage
      (4)Collecting and Collating Information Relating to Cultural Properties, and Publicizing and Utilizing the Results of Surveys and Research
      (5)Provision of Training for, and Collaboration with, Local Government Authorities in Relation to Cultural Properties
      3 New Projects
      (1) The National Center for the Promotion of Cultural Propeties
      (2) National Task Force the Cultural Heritage Disaster Risk Mitigation Network (CH-DRM Net), Japan
      (3) Japan Cultural Expo

Ⅳ Activities of Each Institution

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Ⅴ Reference Materials [PDF 432KB]

  • Directors / Special Advisory Board/ External Evaluation Board
  • Number of Staff / Organizational Chart
  • Budget

Ⅵ Information about Donation and Membership [PDF 760KB]



National Institutes for Cultural Heritage — Fiscal 2019

Message [PDF 440KB]


I Organization [PDF 435KB]

Ⅱ Outline of the National Institutes for Cultural Heritage [PDF 508KB]

Ⅲ Projects of the National Institutes for Cultural Heritage [PDF 647KB]

      1 Preservation and Transmission of Tangible Cultural Properties, and Utilization of Cultural Properties to Disseminate Japan’s History and Traditional Culture Nationally and Internationally
      (1) Collection and Preservation of Tangible Cultural Properties, and Transmission of Tangible Cultural Properties to Future Generations
      (Acquisition / Conservation and Restoration)
      (2)Exhibitions
      (Exhibitions / Number of Visitors)
      (3)Education
      (4)Research on the Collection, Preservation, and Exhibition of Tangible Cultural Properties (Namely fine and applied arts),and educational activities
      (5)Contribution to Museum-related Activities in Japan and Abroad
      2 Implementing Research and Collaborative Projects for the Protection of Cultural Properties and Overseas Cultural Heritage
      (1)Research Leading to New ldeas
      (2)Basic Research for the Improvement of Research and Development Utilizing Science and Technology
      (3)International Collaboration Relating to the Preservation of Cultural Heritage
      (4)Collecting and Collating Information Relating to Cultural Properties, and Publicizing and Utilizing the Results of Surveys and Research
      (5)Provision of Training for, and Collaboration with, Local Government Authorities in Relation to Cultural Properties
      3 New Projects
      (1) The National Center for the Promotion of Cultural Propeties
      (2) National Task Force the Cultural Heritage Disaster Risk Mitigation Network (CH-DRM Net), Japan
      (3) Japan Cultural Expo
      (4) ICOM KYOTO 2019

Ⅳ Activities of Each Institution

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PDF File:

Ⅴ Reference Materials [PDF 57KB]

  • Directors / Special Advisory Board/ External Evaluation Board
  • Number of Staff / Organizational Chart
  • Budget

Ⅵ Information about Donation and Membership [PDF 414KB]



National Institutes for Cultural Heritage — Fiscal 2018

Message [PDF 82KB]


I Organization [PDF 70KB]

Ⅱ Outline of the National Institutes for Cultural Heritage [PDF 530KB]

Ⅲ Projects of the National Institutes for Cultural Heritage [PDF 533KB]

      1 Preservation and Transmission of Tangible Cultural Properties, and Utilization of Cultural Properties to Disseminate Japan’s History and Traditional Culture Nationally and Internationally
      (1) Collection and Preservation of Tangible Cultural Properties, and Transmission of Tangible Cultural Properties to Future Generations
      (Acquisition / Conservation and Restoration)
      (2)Exhibitions
      (Exhibitions / Number of Visitors)
      (3)Education
      (4)Research on the Collection, Preservation, and Exhibition of Tangible Cultural Properties (Namely fine and applied arts),and educational activities
      (5)Contribution to Museum-related Activities in Japan and Abroad
      2 Implementing Research and Collaborative Projects for the Protection of Cultural Properties and Overseas Cultural Heritage
      (1)Research Leading to New ldeas
      (2)Basic Research for the Improvement of Research and Development Utilizing Science and Technology
      (3)International Collaboration Relating to the Preservation of Cultural Heritage
      (4)Collecting and Collating Information Relating to Cultural Properties, and Publicizing and Utilizing the Results of Surveys and Research
      (5)Provision of Training for, and Collaboration with, Local Government Authorities in Relation to Cultural Properties

Ⅳ Activities of Each Institution

See each website:

PDF File:

Ⅴ Reference Materials [PDF 54KB]

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


National Institutes for Cultural Heritage — Fiscal 2017

Message [PDF 481KB]


I Outline of the National Institutes for Cultural Heritage [PDF 853KB]

II Projects of the National Institutes for Cultural Heritage [PDF 954KB]