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Tourist Attractions and Experiences

Osaka Museum of History

A museum researching and introducing the history of Osaka, built on the ruins of Naniwa Nagara Toyosaki-no-miya with a history of more than 1,350 years.

Basic information

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The Osaka Museum of History lies just outside Osaka Castle Park. The top floor of this museum is a full-size re-creation of the inside of the Naniwanomiya Palace. Each of the other floors introduces a different Period in Osaka's past, using exhibit models and going from ancient days to more recent times as you move down. The museum is designed to give visitors a multi-dimensional experience of the 1,350-year history of Osaka, with life-size reconstructions, scale models, and key photographs and movies.

  • Location

    〒 540-0008 4-1-32 Otemae, Chuo-ku, Osaka
  • Child Friendly

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  • Closed

    Tuesdays (closed the following Wednesday when holidays fall on Tuesday)
    New Year holidays (12/28 - 1/4)
  • Open

    9:30 - 17:00

    *Open until 20:00 Fridays only during special exhibits
    *Admissions close 30 minutes prior to facilities
  • Price

    Individuals: adults ¥600, high school and university students ¥400
    Groups (20+): adults ¥540, high school and university students ¥360
    Middle school students and under and Osaka resident persons aged 65 or over enter free
    *Separate charge for special exhibits
  • Directions

    Right outside exit 9 of Tanimachi 4-chome Station on the Osaka Metro Tanimachi and Chuo Lines
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  • Tour guide

    Voice guidance available
  • Restaurant Available
  • Parking Available
  • Barrier Free
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