The National Museum of Art, Osaka

Art Museum
This art museum is located in Nakanoshima, Kita Ward, Osaka City. Founded in 1977, it relocated to its current location in 2004. It is notable for being one of the only underground art museums in the world. The museum primarily collects and exhibits works of modern art from the post-war era to now. In addition to exhibiting its collection, the museum also holds exhibitions and seminars about a range of art genres with a focus on contemporary art. Other events organized by the museum include workshops for children.

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Osaka Osakashi Kita-ku Nakanoshima 4-2-55 map map Map
10:00-17:00 (Last entry 16:30)
[Friday/Saturday] 10:00-20:00 (Last entry 19:30)
*Depending on the exhibition, opening times may be added or extended during dinner.
Monday (Tuesday if it is a public holiday), New Year's Holiday, Exhibition change period, There may be days when the facility is closed.
[Collection exhibition]
[College student] 130yen
※Except for collection exhibitions, prices vary depending on the exhibition
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Not available
Credit Card
Available (VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, UnionPay, DISCOVER, Diners Club, SAISONCARDUC)
Not available
Wheelchair accessible
Available (approximately 10 wheelchairs available for rental)
Infant friendly
Yes (nursing room available in the kids room)

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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  • Good but Overcrowded
    4.0 Reviewed : 2024.03.29
    My wife and I saw the Monet exhibition here. The price was pretty high (2,500 yen) but the exhibition was quite large. My biggest complaint is how overcrowded it was. I’ve been to a lot of art...
  • Lives in parallel. Susumu Shingu n Renzo Piano globally important architects designers and artists.
    5.0 Reviewed : 2023.08.18
    Parallel lives was fascinating. Italian Renzo Piano n partner in architecture and art Susumu Shingu exhibition that is combo of interesting lives in parallel n their collaborations. Expensive...
  • Good temp exhibition
    4.0 Reviewed : 2023.04.05
    Visited in March 2023 to see a great temp exhibition of Picasso, Matisse, Klee and Giacometti. Absolutely wonderful and saw some incredible pieces. However this is only the temporary art, and the...

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