Site Policy

1. Copyrights to This Site

  • This site is operated by the National Museum of Nature and Science.
  • All content on this site belongs to the National Museum of Nature and Science unless explicitly stated otherwise. The content of this site may not be reproduced, altered, sold, printed, broadcast or similarly used without permission.

2. Links to This Site

(1) Links to the Home Page

  • Anyone is free to link to the home page of this site ( No prior notification is required.

(2) Links to Other Than the Home Page

  • Links to pages other than the home page require the permission of the curators responsible for those pages. Please contact the Museum at the following e-mail address:

(3) Demands for Suspension of Links

  • In both cases (1) and (2) above, the Museum may demand the suspension of links to any of the pages of this website if it judges that the use of said links is inappropriate.

(4) Other

  • Links to images and individual files is prohibited.
  • Pages other than the home page are subject to change without notice.

3. Use of Images, Data or Pages from This Site in Publications or Broadcasts

  • Please contact the Museum by e-mail as below. Please note that the Museum may refuse the use if copyright or other issues may arise.