Please make reservations to enter the Miho Museum in advance after checking road conditions.

Due to landslides in August 2021, Shiga Prefectural Road 16 has been closed, and the bus service bound for Miho Museum from JR Ishiyama Station is currently suspended.

If you visit the museum by car from the direction of Otsu, please use the route either from Shigaraki Interchange of Shin-Meishin Expressway or Prefectural Road 12.

Autumn sessionⅠ

Note: This exhibit has closed.

Please note that this information pertains to an exhibition that has closed.


Exhibition Term
September 8, 2018 - October 8, 2018
North Wing


North Wing

Autumn sessionⅠ

Ancient Civilizations of the Americas
The Human and the Supernatural

 Diverse Cultures—Many Ways to Express the Human Body
Masks —Donning Supernatural Power
Jade—Green the Color of Life
Avatars and Supernatural Forms
Ritual Feasting—Preserving Cosmic Balance / Hieroglyphics and Calendars—History Connected by Ritual
Ballgames — Supernatural Communication
Gold — Sun and Heat
Animals — Guardian Spirits
Textiles—Garments Sent to the Underworld