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DATE2023.06.21 #News from Academic Affairs

National Museum of Nature and Science Special and Special Exhibitions

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<Opening Soon> Special Exhibition "The Sea - The Source of Life -" (Ueno Honkan)

Dates: Saturday, July 15, 2023 - Monday, October 9, 2023 (national holiday)

Overview: Learn about the ocean and think about the future.

The ocean is a symbol of the aquatic planet Earth and the source of all life on Earth.

The special exhibition, "The Ocean," will introduce the birth to the present day of the "ocean" that is so familiar to us,

The exhibition introduces the relationship between the ocean and diverse living creatures and people, and also considers the future of the ocean.

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 of 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.

Admission Reservations: Please make a reservation for a specific date and time (free of charge) through the official website before visiting the exhibition.

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

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

For more information, please see the "Tickets" page on the official website.

<Preview> Special Exhibition "Japanese Food: Nature of Japan, Wisdom of People" (Ueno Honkan)

Dates: Oct. 28, 2023 (Sat) - Feb. 25, 2024 (Sun)


<Ongoing> Exhibition "Tracing the History of Mammalogy in Japan through the Specimens and Materials of the National Museum of Natural Science" (Ueno)

Dates: Tuesday, April 25 - Wednesday, August 16, 2023

Abstract: The year 2023 marks the 100th anniversary of the establishment of Japan's first academic organization dedicated to the study of mammals,

It will also mark the 200th anniversary of Siebold's arrival in Japan, which led to the introduction of Japanese mammals to the world.

This exhibition will introduce the history of mammal research in Japan using mammal specimens and related materials from the National Museum of Nature and Science.

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

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

<Preliminary Notice> 100th Anniversary of the Great Kanto Earthquake: "Progress after the Earthquake - Aiming to be a Nation that does not succumb to disasters" (tentative name) (Ueno Main Building)

Dates: Friday, September 1, 2023 - Sunday, November 26, 2023


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

Students of the University Partnership Schools may view the exhibits free of charge upon presentation of their student ID card.

(Website of Tsukuba Experimental Botanical Garden)

(Website of the Nature Education Center, Tsukuba)