National Museum of Japanese History

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National Museum of Japanese History
国立歴史民俗博物館
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National Museum of Japanese History, Sakura, Chiba
National Museum of Japanese History is located in Japan
National Museum of Japanese History
Location of National Museum of Japanese History in Japan
Established1981
Coordinates35°43′28″N 140°13′09″E / 35.724497°N 140.219081°E / 35.724497; 140.219081
TypeHistorical museum
Collection size200,000
DirectorMinami Hirakawa
WebsiteAsuka Historical Museum‹See Tfd›(in English)
国立歴史民俗博物‹See Tfd›(in Japanese)

The National Museum of Japanese History (国立歴史民俗博物館, Kokuritsu Rekishi Minzoku Hakubutsukan), commonly known in Japanese as Rekihaku, is a history museum in Sakura, Chiba, Japan. The museum was founded in 1981 as an inter-university research consortium, and opened in 1983; the collections of museum focus on the history, archaeology, and folk culture of Japan.[1]

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  1. ^ "Introduction to the Museum". Sakura, Chiba Prefecture, Japan: National Museum of Japanese History. 2012. Archived from the original on July 17, 2012. Retrieved July 21, 2012.