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Rissho University: Museum (博物館)


General Information

Rissho University Museum
1700 Magechi Kumagaya, Saitama 360-0194 
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Sunday, School Intermission

About Rissho University Museum:

The Rissho University Museum was opened on April 1, 2002 in the Kumagaya campus to comemorate the university's 130 year anniversary.  The predecessors of the museum was Kōkogaku hyōhonshitsu (考古学標本室, later renamed Kōkogaku shiryōshitsu 考古学資料室), opened in 1932, and Kōkogaku chinreshitsu (考古学陳列室), opened in 1978.  The  Museum was established in order to collect, store and present various (historical) materials, which were held separately throughout the university, to the public.  In March 2004, it was approved as a museum from Saitama Prefecture.

Today, the museum collects and preserves the scholarly materials related to the history, art, folklore, industry and natural science field and exhibits these collections as well as contributes to the development of education and research of the university

In addition, the museum holds special exhibitions twice a year, trains a student curator, and addresses issues for various publication materials.

Resources & Facilities

Summary of Collection(s)

Focus: Archeology, Religion (Buddhism), History, Art, Ethnic Studies, Natural Sciences

Notable Collections

How to Use the Facility

Vsiting the Museum

Admission: Open to the Pubic

Floor Maps: Please refer to "館内紹介".

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