History[change | change source]
In 1882, the museum was established in its Ueno Park location.
The museum went through several name changes. It was called the Imperial Museum in 1886. It was known as the Tokyo Imperial Household Museum from 1900 through 1947.
Related pages[change | change source]
- Kyoto National Museum (KNM)
- Kyushu National Museum
- Nara National Museum (NNM)
- National Art Center, Tokyo (NACT)
- National Museum of Art, Osaka (NMAO)
- National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto (MOMAK)
- National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo (MOMAT)
- National Museum of Western Art (NMWA)
- List of Independent Administrative Institutes in Japan
- List of national museums
References[change | change source]
- TNM is an English acronym. TNM stands for "Tokyo National Museum".
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Tōkyō Kokuritsu Hakubutsu-kan" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 982.
- IAI National Institutes for Cultural Heritage. (2007). Outline, p. 2 [PDF/p. 5 of 44]; retrieved 2012-2-7.
- Tokyo National Museum (TNM), history; retrieved 2012-2-7.
Other websites[change | change source]