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University of the Ryukyus: Museum (資料館)


General Information


University Museum
University of the Ryukyus Library (Fujukan)


1 Senbaru, Nishihara, Okinawa 903-0213





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Saturday, Sunday, National Holidays, 12/28-1/4, museum maintenance


About the Museum:

The University Museum also known as Fujukan (風樹館) was opened in 1967 for the purpose of performing research and educational activities. Fujukan stores over 70,000 items of specimens and arts and crafts including specimens of Iriomote cat and Okinawa rail, which are considered endangered species, archaeological materials from Shuri Castle, traditional crafts and farming tools from all over Ryukyu Islands. In addition, Fujukan has the Biotope area being used for observing various plants and animals.

Resources & Facilities

Summary of Collection(s)

Collection size:  70,000 items

Focus: Arts and Crafts, Archeological, Geographical, Ethnic, Soil, Stone,  Plant and Animal samples

Note: The Guide uses the ALA/LC standard romanization, however, it also reflects a different romanization system used by an individual institution or collection.

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How to Use the Facility


The Museum is open to the Public.

  • Admission fee: free

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