The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka 0

Owns approximately 4,000 pieces of oriental ceramics, including the Ataka Collection. Of these, two are national treasures, and 13 are important cultural assets.

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  • Open

    9:30 - 17:00 (admissions close 16:30)
  • Closed

    Mondays (closed the following day when holidays fall on Monday), New Year holidays (12/28 - 1/4), other temporary closures

This stylish museum, which was founded in 1982, is in perfect harmony with the greenery of Nakanoshima Park. Housed and displayed here are over 6,000 items from China and Korea, including works of art designated as national treasures and important cultural assets. Among them are the Ataka Collection of Chinese and Korean ceramics and the Rhee Byung-Chang Collection of Korean ceramics--which draws great crowds, even from Korea.

  • Location

    〒 530-0005 1-1-26 Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka
  • Directions

    Right outside Naniwabashi Station on the Keihan Nakanoshima Line
    5-minute walk from Yodoyabashi Station on the Osaka Metro Midosuji Line and Keihan Railway
    5-minute walk from Kitahama Station on the Subway Sakaisuji Line and Keihan Railway
  • Price

    Adults ¥500, high school and university students ¥300, middle school students and under free
    Separate fees apply for planned and special exhibitions
  • Tel

    06-6223-0055
  • Fax

    06-6223-0057
  • Tour guide

    [Gallery Guide]
    Weekends and holidays (also subject to closure for research purposes)
    Guide times - 11:00, 14:00
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