Museum Activities

Research project

  Study on the Catastrophic Disaster and Activity of the Museum in Large Area

Lead researcher

  KOIKE Junichi (National Museum of Japanese History)


  This project aims to examine how museums and associated facilities can continue their activities during and after a large-scale disaster.


1.  Implementing ongoing rescue measures for cultural properties
2.  Identifying accomplishments and remaining issues in rescue activities
3.  Investigating the current state of cultural heritage preservation in areas impacted by
     large-scale disasters in the past