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Osaka Museum of History大阪歴史博物館

Museum / Science Museum

This museum northwest of Naniwanomiyaato Park in Chuo Ward, Osaka City opened in 2001. A permanent exhibit entitled ''Toshi Osaka no Ayumi'' covering the history of Osaka from ancient times to today takes up the 7th to 10th floors. The top floor features a recreation of the council hall of the Nara-period Naniwa Palace complete with 70 cm-thick vermillion-lacquered pillars and life-sized figures of government officials. Each floor presents the history and culture of Osaka through recreations of buildings, miniature models, videos, and abundant artifacts. The remains of Naniwa Palace are preserved in the museum's basement. Tours are available on a first-come-first-served basis.

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place Osaka Osakashi Chuou-ku Otemae 4-1-32
phone 0669465728

Review of Osaka Museum of History

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Reviewed:2018/12/03 Elegant museum
Very nice and modern museum in town, just opposite to the Osaka Castle.
There are a lot of Japanese life style in the old time showing, which make you realize how the Japanese lived their lives in...
Reviewed:2018/11/25 Smaller than Expected
The building exterior is deceiving. There are only about 4 floors that you can visit. It’s informative and has some great historical references. However, it could have more artifacts and possible...
Reviewed:2018/11/08 located across the Osaka Castle
You can't miss this building; it is architecturally impressive and stands tall. You take the elevator to the 10th. floor,
that is dedicated to the 'ancient era'. One below is 'middle ages', and so...



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9:30-17:00 (Friday of special exhibition period is until 20:00) ※ The entrance is until 30 minutes closing
Tuesday (The next day for Public holiday), New Year's Holiday
[Admission fee to view Permanent exhibition] Adults 600 yen, Senior university student 400 yen, Junior High School Students or less Free
[Admission fee to view Permanent exhibition Osaka Castle Tenshukaku set ticket] Adults/Senior university student 900 yen ※ Special exhibition is additional fee Friday
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While Osaka prefecture is the country's second smallest prefecture, its capital, Osaka City, is the country's third-largest and arguably one of the most popular in the Kansai region thanks to its vibrant nightlife, the Osaka people's openness, and its much-loved cuisine, which has earned it the nickname “the nation's kitchen."