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DATE2022.10.20 #News from Academic Affairs

National Museum of Nature and Science Special and Special Exhibitions

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<Preliminary Report> Special Exhibition "Poison" (Ueno Honkan)

Dates: Tuesday, November 1, 2022 - Sunday, February 19, 2023

Overview: The exhibition delves into the "poisons" that exist throughout the natural world from the multifaceted perspectives of zoology, botany, geology, anthropology, science and engineering, and introduces the evolution of living organisms and the relationship between humans and poisons.

*Students of University Partnership Schools are entitled to a discount of 2,000 yen for general admission and 2,000 yen for university students upon presentation of their student ID card.

 Students from university partnership schools can see the exhibition for 1,370 yen (630 yen discount) instead of 2,000 yen for adults and university students by presenting their student ID card.

Reservations: To enter the special exhibition "Poison", you need to make a reservation (free of charge) for a specific date and time from the official website.

Please present your student ID card and pay the admission fee at the special exhibition ticket booth on the day of your visit.

(Payment can only be made at the ticket office. Please do not purchase tickets online or at play guides.)

For details, please see "Ticket Information" on the official website.

Other" and "University Partnership Enrolled Students" on the official website for details.


<Ongoing> Exhibition "The History of the Earth and Life Revealed -Chemistry Stratigraphy and Dating-" (Ueno Museum)

Dates: until December 4, 2022 (Sun.)

Overview: Isotope ratio analysis of specimens using a mass spectrometer is conducted to reveal the age of strata and the environment at the time of deposition,

The results of this research will be presented.

The results of this research will be presented.

<Ongoing> Collaboration project: National Museum of Nature and Science✕ Animated Feature Film "Bokura no Yoake" (Ueno Museum of Art)

Period: ~2022/11/13 (Sun.)

Description: In the "Japan's Space Development" corner on the 2nd floor of the Earth Wing of the Permanent Exhibition, some exhibits will be illustrated with characters from the movie,

Some exhibits will be explained by characters from the movie.
In addition, a collaboration MAP is distributed and photo panels featuring key visuals from the film are installed.

and photo panels with key visuals from the movie.

<Preview> Special Exhibition "Wild Fire: A Natural History of Fire" (Ueno Museum)

Dates: Tuesday, November 15, 2022 - Sunday, February 26, 2023

Overview: This is an exhibition that looks at the history of wildfire (wildfires and forest fires) from a long-term perspective to understand the evolution of the global environment and consider the impact of human activities on the global environment.

Students of the *University Partnership Schools may visit the permanent exhibition for free by presenting their student ID card.

Students of the University Partnership Schools may view the permanent exhibition free of charge by presenting their student ID card.

 In addition, the above special exhibitions and collaborative projects can be viewed free of charge together with the permanent exhibition.

Reservations: Advance online reservations are currently required for admission to the Ueno Honkan (permanent exhibition).

Please make reservations through the museum's website


Various special exhibitions are also being planned and held at the Tsukuba Experimental Botanical Gardens and the Botanical Gardens for Nature Education.

Students of the University Partnership Schools may view them free of charge by presenting their student ID card. (Website of Tsukuba Experimental Botanical Garden) (Website of the Nature Education Center)