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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




7 videos have been added to "Intangible Cultural Heritages on Video".

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

10/15/2022 - 12/4/2022
Events 特別展「源頼朝が愛した幻の大寺院 永福寺と鎌倉御家人―荘厳される鎌倉幕府とそのひろがり―」 (神奈川県立歴史博物館)
10/7/2022 - 12/4/2022
Events 秋の企画展「林原美術館名品展 名君の大名文化~岡山池田家と会津 武、その華と志~」 (福島県立博物館)
10/15/2022 - 12/5/2022
Events 企画展「山梨と新聞 ―知識を広むるは新聞を求むるに在り―」 (山梨県立博物館)
10/29/2022 - 12/11/2022
Events 令和4年度特別展「小石川植物園異聞―白山御殿跡いま・むかしー」 (文京ふるさと歴史館)
9/28/2022 - 12/11/2022
Events 秋季企画展「島崎藤村と大磯を愛した文人たち」 (大磯町郷土資料館)