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Tourist Attractions and Experiences

Osaka Museum of Housing and Living

A section of the townscape of Osaka in the late Edo Period is recreated to perfection. There are also exhibits and introductions of the townscapes and housing of the Meiji, Taisho and Showa periods.

Basic information

The business days/hours are subject to change in order to prevent the spread of infection by COVID-19, the new coronavirus. Please refer to the official website for details.


The Osaka Museum of Housing and Living is a remarkable facility located in the northeastern part of the Kita Area. The museum has re-created buildings and streets that show what life was like in Osaka in the past. A model of the entire city during the Edo Period, the only one of its kind in Japan, is housed in the building. Visitors can learn all about Osaka's development, experiencing via interactive exhibits the different ways of life in the city during different periods of its history.

  • Location

    〒 530-0041 Osaka Municipal Housing Information Center, 6-4-20 Tenjinbashi, Kita-ku, Osaka
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  • Closed

    Tuesdays (closed the following day if holidays fall on Tuesday), days following holidays (open when holidays fall on Sundays or Mondays), third Monday of each month (Wednesdays of weeks when the third Monday is a holiday or replacement holiday), New Year holidays (12/29 - 1/2), some temporary closures
  • Open

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

    Adults ¥600, high school and university students ¥300, middle school students and under/Osaka city residents age 65 and over free
  • Directions

    Right outside Tenjinbashisuji 6-chome Station on the Osaka Metro Tanimachi and Sakaisuji Lines and Hankyu Railway
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  • Barrier Free

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