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Cultural Heritage Online is a portal site (electronic information square) for the cultural heritage of our country run by the Agency for Cultural Affairs. You can access information such as national treasures and important cultural assets work provided by the museums throughout the country. Refer to the "Help" section for details on how to search, etc...

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World Heritage

World Heritage

We will introduce Japanese cultural heritages registered as UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Intangible Cultural Heritage

Intangible Cultural Heritage

We will introduce Japanese intangible cultural heritages registered as UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage sites.

Intangible Cultural Heritages on Video

Intangible Cultural Heritages on Video

You can watch videos of traditional crafts and folk performing arts.

Event & What's New



NoticeWe are looking for trainees for Kabuki actors, Nohgaku and Bunraku. (Japan Arts Council)

Cultural Heritage Online relaunched its website in April 2022.
The new design and the addition of a new digital viewer function, "The Time Machine Navigation of JAPAN " will surely bring us new joys and experiences.
We hope you will continue to make use of our services.


In order to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus infection, some museums and art galleries are taking measures such as temporary closures, changes in exhibition periods, and cancellation of events.
For details, please check each museum's website.

Reference: (Agency for Cultural Affairs website)
Response to the Countermeasures against Infectious Diseases Related to the New Coronavirus

8/25/2022 - 10/21/2022
Events 企画展「秋の風 能楽と日本美術」 (国立能楽堂 資料展示室)
10/1/2022 - 11/5/2022
Events 第16回企画展示『瓦工の道具 -民具と写真から見る瓦づくり―』 (帝塚山大学附属博物館)
9/13/2022 - 11/10/2022
Events ICU図書館所蔵「バンクス植物図譜」フエゴ島の植物  Banks' Florilegium from the ICU Library Collection; Plants from the Tierra del Fuego Section (国際基督教大学博物館 湯浅八郎記念館)
10/1/2022 - 11/13/2022
Events 本ノ木・田沢遺跡群国史跡指定3周年記念 秋季特別展「縄文時代の始まりを探る」 (十日町市博物館)
9/17/2022 - 11/27/2022
Events 特別展「浄土寺・浄瑠璃寺と写し霊場」 (愛媛県歴史文化博物館)