”Experience Gunma's Amazing Kofun and Haniwa!”Project

Main venues:Gunma Prefectural Museum of History,Watanuki Kannonyama ancuent tomb (Gunma)
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The Gunma Prefectural Museum of History will hold a special exhibition, workshop, lecture and other events based on Haniwa clay figures. In addition to this, virtual tours of the Watanuki Kannonyama ancient tomb and other tumuli in Gunma Prefecture will be offered, while cards showing depictions of the tombs will be distributed. Gunma is the prefecture with the most amount of unburied clay figures in Japan, and it also has the largest number of tumuli in East Japan. Information about Japan’s tumuli culture will be shared with people all over the world.

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Thu, 1 Apr 2021 - Sun, 5 Sep 2021


Main venues:Gunma Prefectural Museum of History,Watanuki Kannonyama ancuent tomb(Gunma)


992-1 Watanuki-machi Takasaki-shi Gunma-ken



It takes 30 minutes by bus(Takasaki city circulation bus ”Gururin") from JR Takasaki station.


Gunma Prefecture


Advance reservation required. Please apply via the official website.

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About COVID-19 Measures

This programme will incorporate thorough infection countermeasures. Please check the official website for details.


Wheelchair rental, multifunctional toilet (wheelchair, ostomate compatible), diaper changing table (multifunctional toilet, 1 each for men's and women's toilets), toilet with baby chair (1 each for men's and women's private rooms)

*Programme details will be announced at a later date