• The 70th Anniversary of the National Diet Library, Japan

    The National Diet Library (NDL), Japan celebrates its 70th anniversary.
    We will hold commemorative international symposiums and an exhibition. Please take a closer look at the NDL's unique efforts and its valuable collection on this occasion.

  • Autograph manuscripts and original artwork of well-known people

    This exhibition introduces autographs and the drawings of well-known people in Japan until the Showa era.

  • The Meiji and Taisho Eras in Photographs

    This exhibition introduces photographs of famous places, selected from the photo books in our collections.

  • Portraits of Modern Japanese Historical Figures

    This exhibition presents portrait photographs of statesmen, government officials, military officers, businessmen, scholars, cultural figures and others who had an impact on building modern Japanese society.

What’s New rss

Current~Coming Events and Exhibitions

  • Open

    March 6(Tue.)~July 15(Sun.),

    The Golden and Silver Brush Awards in the Netherlands — The world of children's books will be held at the ILCL

  • Closed

    March 25(Sun.),

    Picture books and music for children "Groompa's kindergarten" * will be held at the ILCL

  • Now Accepting

    April 15(Sun.),

    Lecture "Books I encountered in my childhood: Mr. Tow Ubukata" * will be held at the ILCL

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