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National Museum of Ethnology

”It will resume business only one part on August 23. On September 13, It will be fully reopen. ”A laboratory which is familiar as Minpaku that displays and introduces of culture of everyday life, supply, clothes, and houses of people in the world.

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National Museum of Ethnology which has a function of museum has a laboratory which opened in part of Expo'70 Commemorative Park about cultural anthropology ・ethnology, and collect・expose those results. There is familiar as Minpaku. Scholars inspect・investigate about every part of the world for many years, and they display ・introduce various ethnic culture of everyday life from about 280000 of collected items from local. Display in the main building has a areas display, such as, Oceania, America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and so on, and display of leading to the culture with music, and so on. When you go around the exhibition hall, you can feel various ethnic people familiar. They hold special exhibitions・exhibitions few times a year.

  • Location

    〒 565-8511 10-1 Senribampakukoen, Suita-shi, Osaka
  • Average Time

    90 minutes
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  • Closed

    Wednesdays (closed the following day when holidays fall on Wednesday), New Year holidays (12/28–1/4)
  • Open

    10:00 - 17:00 (admissions close 16:30)
  • Price

    Adults 580yen, university students 250yen, high school students and under free
    *Separate viewing fees apply for special exhibits
  • Directions

    Roughly a 15-minute walk from Bampaku-kinen-koen Station on the Osaka Monorail; board Monorail from Senri-Chuo Station on the Kita-Osaka Kyuko Railway
    15-minute walk from Nihon Teien-mae bus stop via Kintetsu or Hankyu Bus from JR Ibaraki Station
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