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Associations and other communities of Japanese Archaeology and related field


  • Japanese Archaeological Association (JAA)
  • *almost in Japanese
    English Contents:Trends In Japanese Archaeological Research (downloadable PDF files)

  • Japanese Palaeolithic Research Association (JPRA)
  • *almost in Japanese


  • The Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology (JASCA)


  • The Anthropological Society of Nippon


  • Japan Geoscience Union (JPGU)


  • Japan Association for Quaternary Research (JAQUA)


  • The Geological Society of Japan (JGS)


  • Japanese Association of Historical Botany

  • Museum1: Archaeology, History and Arts



  • Tokyo National Museum
  • 中文,한글,François,Deutsch,Espanol pages are also available


  • Kyoto National Museum
  • 中文,한글,François,Espanol pages are also available

  • Nara National Museum
  • 中文,한글,François,Deutsch,Espanol pages are also available


  • Kyushu National Museum


  • National Museum of Japanese History (REKIHAKU)


  • National Museum of Ethnology (MINPAKU)


  • The University Museum, The University of Tokyo

  • Kyoto University Museum


  • The Hokkaido University Museum

  • The Tohoku University Museum

  • Nagoya University Museum


  • The Museum of Osaka University


  • The Kyushu University Museum


  • The Museum of Yamagata University


  • Meiji University Museum
  • 中文,한글 pages are also available


  • Hokkaido Museum of Northern Peoples
  • 中文,한글 pages are also available

  • Sendai City, Tomizawa Site Museum


  • Edo-Tokyo Museum


  • Nezu Museum


  • Idemitsu Museum of Arts, Tokyo


  • Suntory Museum of Art

  • Niigata Prefectural Museum
  • 中文,한글 pages are also available


  • Northern Culture Museum
  • 中文,한글,Русский pages are also available

  • Aichi Prefectural Ceramic Museum
  • English,中文,한글,François booklet(JPEG) are available


  • Lake Biwa Museum

  • Osaka Museum of History
  • 中文,한글 pages are also available

  • The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka
  • 中文,한글 pages are also available

    Museum2: Natural History and Science



  • National Museum of Nature and Science


  • Geological Museum, AIST-GSJ


  • Mining Museum of Akita University



  • Natural History Museum and Institute, Chiba


  • Osaka Museum of Natural History

  • University and other Institute



  • The Agency for Cultural Affairs, Japan

  • National Research Institute for Cultural Properties, Tokyo


  • Nara National Research Institute for Cultural Properties


  • International Research Centre for Japanese Studies (Nichibunken)


  • Research Institute for Nature and Humanity


  • Department of Archaeology, the University of Tokyo


  • Gunma Archaeological Research Foundation


  • Japan Centre for Asian Historical Records, National Archives of Japan


  • Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures


  • Geological Survey of Japan, The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST-GSJ)


  • Geospatial Information Authority of Japan (GSI)


  • Online Archives



  • e国宝(web archive of National Treasures)
  • 中文,한글,François pages are also available


  • Idojiri's Jomon Potteries (QTVR movie archives)
  • Personal web-sites and weblogs



  • Japanese Archaeology by C.T.Keally

  • Ancient Japan: unexpurgated history


  • Arch@eo-GIS by Y.Kondo


  • News Letter from Yatsugatake Palaeolithic Research Group


  • Archaeological days, and so on

  • What can I do with a B.A. in Japanese Studies?