The Entrepreneurial Museum of Challenge and Innovation 0

A unique museum that introduces the life and achievements of 105 Osaka-based entrepreneurs through the exhibitions of their memorabilia and other personal items.

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  • Open

    Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays 10:00 - 17:00
    Wednesdays 10:00 - 20:00
    Admission ends 30 minutes before closing time
  • Closed

    Sundays, Mondays, holidays, New Year holidays, Bon holidays

This museum introduces the life and achievements of 105 Osaka-based entrepreneurs. The Entrepreneurial Museum of Challenge and Innovation (EMCI) was established in the basement of the Business Innovation Center Osaka, by the Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) in June 2001. The EMCI allows visitors to feel the entrepreneurs' lofty ambition, courage and wisdom, with the aim of promoting entrepreneurship and developing human resources who will lead the next generation, thereby helping create a vigorous society. The exhibition is divided into three sections arranged by historical era: The Birth of Modern Industrial City Osaka―Building an Industrial Foundation-/ -The Formation of Mass Society―The Opening of the Consuming Society; Creation of the Abundant Society―From Reconstruction to Prosperity. Each section introduces leading successful entrepreneurs of the respective era through panel displays and video presentations. Come and directly feel their enterprising spirit; you may obtain some hint for business management.

  • Location

    〒 541-0053 Osaka Sangyo Sozo-kan (Business Innovation Center Osaka) B1F, 1-4-5 Honmachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka
  • Directions

    5-minute walk from Sakaisuji Hommachi Station on the Osaka Metro Sakaisuji Line
  • Price

    Adults ¥300, middle school, high school, and university students ¥100, students elementary school age and under free (only when accompanied by a guardian or escort), persons 65 or over and those with disabilities ¥200, group discount (10 or more adults) ¥200
  • Average Time

    About one hour
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  • Languages

    Voice guidance available English, Korean, Chinese
  • Admission fee is free on June 5th of the founding anniversary.
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