Special Exhibition

Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Japan–China Cultural Exchange Agreement Three Kingdoms Unveiling the Story

This special exhibition includes recent discoveries regarding China’s tumultuous transition from the Han Dynasty (206-220) to the Three Kingdoms period (220-280). The artifacts recovered there present their own version of this period’s history with a persuasive candor far surpassing written historical accounts.

Special Planning

Special Thematic Exhibition; Sacred Images of Ancient Japan: Buddhist Sculptures from Four Temples in Nara

The Four Great Temples of Yamato (now Nara prefecture) are Okadera, Murouji, Hasedera and Abe Monjuin. The Buddhist sculptures displayed here were borrowed from the Four Great Temples. They are not only excellently sculpted images, but a lso provide a fascinat ing gl impse into early developments in the Buddhist culture of the Four Great Temples of Yamato.

Thematic Exhibition

Yachimun – Okinawan Ceramics

This exhibition includes excellent examples of the overglaze enamels that were widely used in Okinawa in the 19th century–including rare examples of a vivid blue overglaze. Most of these ceramics were fired at the Tsuboya kilns in central Naha.

Family Gallery:

Samurai Mania! Explore Japanese Armor at TNM

This exhibition features actual samurai armor alongside modern reproductions of the armor’s individual components. Visitors will be able to closely examine each part of samurai armor.

Special Exhibition

Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Japan–China Cultural Exchange Agreement Three Kingdoms Unveiling the Story

Special Planning

Special Thematic Exhibition; Sacred Images of Ancient Japan: Buddhist Sculptures from Four Temples in Nara

Thematic Exhibition

Yachimun – Okinawan Ceramics

Family Gallery:

Samurai Mania! Explore Japanese Armor at TNM

Special Exhibition
Special Exhibition
Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Japan–China Cultural Exchange Agreement Three Kingdoms Unveiling the Story

Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Japan–China Cultural Exchange Agreement Three Kingdoms Unveiling the Story

Heiseikan Special Exhibition Galleries July 9, 2019 (Tue)-September 16, 2019 (Mon)

This special exhibition includes recent discoveries regarding China’s tumultuous transition from the Han Dynasty (206-220) to the Three Kingdoms period (220-280). The artifacts recovered there present their own version of this period’s history with a persuasive candor far surpassing written historical accounts.

Special Planning
Special Planning
Special Thematic Exhibition; Sacred Images of Ancient Japan: Buddhist Sculptures from Four Temples in Nara

Special Thematic Exhibition; Sacred Images of Ancient Japan: Buddhist Sculptures from Four Temples in Nara

Honkan Room 11 June 18, 2019 (Tue)-September 23, 2019 (Mon)

The Four Great Temples of Yamato (now Nara prefecture) are Okadera, Murouji, Hasedera and Abe Monjuin. The Buddhist sculptures displayed here were borrowed from the Four Great Temples. They are not only excellently sculpted images, but a lso provide a fascinat ing gl impse into early developments in the Buddhist culture of the Four Great Temples of Yamato.

Thematic Exhibition
Thematic Exhibition
Yachimun – Okinawan Ceramics

Yachimun – Okinawan Ceramics

Honkan Room 14 June 25, 2019 (Tue)-September 16, 2019 (Mon)

This exhibition includes excellent examples of the overglaze enamels that were widely used in Okinawa in the 19th century–including rare examples of a vivid blue overglaze. Most of these ceramics were fired at the Tsuboya kilns in central Naha.

Family Gallery:
Family Gallery:
Samurai Mania! Explore Japanese Armor at TNM

UpcomingSamurai Mania! Explore Japanese Armor at TNM

Honkan Room T2 July 17, 2019 (Wed)-September 23, 2019 (Mon)

This exhibition features actual samurai armor alongside modern reproductions of the armor’s individual components. Visitors will be able to closely examine each part of samurai armor.

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13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-8712, Japan
15 minutes from Ueno Station
TEL.81-(3)-5777-8600

Admissions

Adults: 620 (520) yen,University Students: 410 (310) yen
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