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Temporary exhibition 2017 memory energetic Meiji - modern curtain raising of the autumn of 2018 of Japan―

Date From Saturday, September 22, 2018 to Sunday, November 4
Until from 9:45 to 17:30
But, on Thursday, Friday, it is held until 20:00
※Until 30 minutes before admission closing
Closed days
It is without holiday during session
Place Kitanomaru-koen Park 3-2
Access Tokyo Metro Tozai Line Takebashi Station [1b exit] 5-minute walk
Reference Incorporated administrative agency National Archives
03-3214-0621 (main)

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Event contents

Temporary exhibition 2017 memory of the autumn of 2018
Energetic Meiji
-Modern Japanese beginning -

We count (2018) from (1868) in 1868 in 2018 and are year of 150 years.
In Japan of the Meiji first half of the year, politics, diplomacy system including the modernization by introduction of system of Western countries, revision of unequal treaty and establishment of Great Japanese Imperial Constitution greatly changed, and various culture was the times when flowers overflowed in dynamism to open.
By book exhibition, we display document which can say with the origin of Japanese modern history mainly on event to see in textbook and chronological table of the history and look back toward step of Meiji Japan.

"Feudal clan o abolished shi prefecture o oki ku"


Imperial mandate, edict or decree of establishment of prefectures in place of feudal domains was announced on (1871) July 14 in 1871. chihanji (including feudal lord who ruled feudal clan in the Edo era) is dismissed, and prefectural governor, the prefectural governor (prefectural government order) whom the government appoints will perform administration of each prefectures. All the feudal clans became prefecture, prefecture and became 302 prefectures of 3 prefectures throughout Japan. Image is document which recorded Imperial mandate, edict or decree of establishment of prefectures in place of feudal domains.

"Great Japanese Imperial Constitution"

Great Japanese Imperial Constitution was promulgated on (1889) February 11 in 1889. Under the constitution, the Emperor was placed as the sovereign of country, and, within the law, move, freedom of speech of the residence was accepted by the nation. In addition, Imperial Diet was established, and separation of threes powers of administration was determined the judicial power by administrative power by having become independent. Image is the promulgation original of Great Japanese Imperial Constitution.

"shinkyoyokohamakantetsudokorezu" (important cultural property)

Railroad opening ceremony was practiced in the cause of Emperor Meiji attendance, both Shimbashi, Yokohama stations on (1872) September 12 in 1872. Station interval was 53 minutes nonstop in those days in 29 kilometers, the time required. It is drawing said to that image was drawn at the time of the opening of business.
※We display the original only in 9/22 - 10/5

[allied event]
■Commemorative lecture ※Application before important business
We hold talk event that invited Naoyuki Kinoshita of Kesako Matsui and Mayor of Naoki Prize writer of University of Tokyo's professor, Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art.
・The date and time: October 8 Monday (holiday) from 13:30 to 16:00
・Application reception desk: From Friday, September 7 to Tuesday, September 18
・Capacity: 494 people
・Place: Hitotsubashi University Hitotsubashi hall (the second floor of the 2-1-2, Hitotsubashi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo academic general center)
・Application method: Please confirm the details in the following, National Archives site.

■Experience-based event demystification game "letter from Meiji"
It is experience-based game to untie mystery for the cause for various hints covered by demystification venue and display venue, and to decode letter from the Meiji era.
・The date and time: It is 00 00-16 00/13 - 12 at 10:00 on Saturday, October 20 ※The time can participate at any time
・Place: National Archives

■Projection mapping
We fuse by light and sound in conformity to picture and perform "projection mapping" that can experience view of the world of exhibition realistically event.
・The date and time: Thursday and Friday posthumously (18:00 aim) - 20:00 during exhibition period ※Stormy weather cancellation
・Place: The neighborhood of National Archives entrance (the outdoors)

■Photospot that senses dynamism of Meiji bodily
"Calligraphy art" that expressed the Meiji era when Western culture was mixed with Japan. It is mode which we expressed in the world of black and white while using traditional element of book and pop photo spot.
At photospot of the entrance signature sheet side, it is point to change background by flash photography vividly.

■Display commentary meeting
We perform commentary by the plan person in charge.
・The date and time: Wednesday, October 24 11:00 ...
・Place: The fourth floor of National Archives meeting room
・Capacity: 90 (on the day, from 10:00, we distribute entrance rearranging ticket in the first floor of this hotel reception desk.)




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