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Tokyo National Museum
Established 1872, the Tokyo National Museum (To-kyo- Kokuritsu Hakubutsukan) is the oldest and largest museum in Japan. The museum collects, houses and preserves a comprehensive collection of art works and archaeological objects of Asia, focusing on Japan. The museum holds over 110,000 objects, which include 87 Japanese National Treasure holdings and 610 Important Cultural Property holdings (as of July, 2005). The museum also conducts research and organizes educational events related to its collection.
The museum's collections focus on ancient Japanese art and Asian art along the Silk Road. There is also a large collection of Greco-Buddhist art.
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