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Osaka | Art Museum

Japan Folk Art Museum (日本工芸館)

 0666416309  Osaka Osakashi Naniwa-ku Nambanaka 3-7-6

This is a museum in Naniwa Ward, Osaka City, which collects and displays outstanding handicraft and folk crafts from Japan’s local areas. It was established in 1950 to protect and spread traditional folk crafts. There are a wide variety of everyday items made of porcelain, laquer, iron, wood, and dyed fabric as well as traditional folk toys, stretching from the old to the excellent new. The permanent exhibits display the stored items in sequential order, and there are special exhibits held too. Inside the building there is also a sales corner offering famous and special Japanese products.


10:00-17:00(Latest entry16:30)
Monday, 2ndTuesday, exhibition replacement periods, New Year's Holiday
[Adult] 500 yen [Middle (high school)] 300 yen [Children (elementary school)] 150 yen

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Reviewed:2017/05/06 骨董品みたい
Reviewed:2015/10/27 入館料500円の価値は無い
Reviewed:2014/12/11 民芸品のショップあり
Reviewed:2014/11/24 不思議空間
Reviewed:2014/08/11 民芸品の美に関心ある方に訪問お薦めします。
こちらは日本各地で生産された民芸品を収集し 常設展示されているとの事ですが 民芸品故 実用品であり 一般的な工芸品を展示してある美術館などと比較すると 展示物が非常に地味です。 一方で こちらの屋上(本館及び別館)にも 展示されていたのが 一般的な美術館と異なり 民芸品とは実用性を持った生活用具であることを改めて認識させられました。 一般的な工芸品のような美の鑑賞を求める方には 残念ながらこちらの...

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