The primary aim of the Archives and Mausolea Department is to preserve Japan’s imperial archives and sites as cultural properties for eternity. Please understand that, for this reason, there are rules on usage.
The archives are divided into classical and ancient archives and archives from the Meiji Era forward.
Clerk of Meiji Era Archives （Ext. 3798）
Chamberlain of Classical/Ancient Archives (Ext. 3439)
9:30 ~ 12:00
13:00 ~ 16:30 (Viewing requests accepted until 16:00)
The most classical and ancient archives that can be viewed in one day is 60 items within 12 sections.