The Nagoya University Museum was founded in April 2000 and is the fifth largest comprehensive university museum in Japan. The objective of the museum is to store academic samples and documents from Nagoya University, as well as feedback from research results, in order to be a resource for the public and to give something back to the people of Japan and the world.
The primary missions of the museum are as follows:
- Next-generation education
- Creation and inheritance of knowledge
- Collection of samples
- International exchange