Research & Collections

Research

The research carried out at the National Museums of World Culture is often derived from encounters with the general public and museum visitors. This is something that we wish to develop further in order for our museums to become unique knowledge institutions. Learn more.

The Object Collections of the Museums of World Culture

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Libraries at the Museums of World Culture

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE AT THE MUSEUMS OF WORLD CULTURE

Ancient Greece and Rome

The photographic collections, order photographs

CONSERVATION

The National Museums of World Culture display over 400,000 objects from around the world. They are the main focus of our exciting exhibitions. However, a huge number of objects are stored in warehouses either next to our museums or in other locations.

Learn more about how we manage museum objects here

Korea Collections

The Americas

The Cyprus Collections