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Osaka Museum of History

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4-1-32 Otemae Chuoku, Chuo, Osaka 540-0008, Osaka Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lockers aren't big enough for cabin sized luggage bags, so got stuck in the cafe to wait out the rain instead of browsing the exhibits. Museum looks good though.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting and very collective. I would one day love to visir more places in Japan during winter

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Betsygindianta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Given its name, I had expected some historical artifacts to be displayed. There were surprisingly few of them at this musuem. The vast majority of the display consists of dioramas depicting historical events. This place is mainly catering to children.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank madpharm2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is located on the 8-10 floors of a large building. Google maps got us to the surrounding building but the lack of signs got us confused how to get to the actual museum. We ended up going in the side doors with help...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank solaris_pete
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful museum to take the kids to, or if you're a lover of museums. The diaramas there are first class giving an insite into 7th century Japan. It's is very cheap with kids being free. We would recommend after or before visiting...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The exhibitions are wonderful and give you a lot of info about the catastrophic event before and after the bomb...

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Yaron M
Reviewed May 12, 2019 via mobile

I love the visit to this museum! It’s amazing how Osaka’s history is presented to visitors. It’s worth every cent to also bundle the ticket to this museum with that of the Osaka castle. Do cater about 3-4hrs for the whole trip.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

The museum doesn't really have anything special and is mildly interesting. They do try to make the best of it, which is admirable. Nice on a rainy day and you already saw all others sites in Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, etc.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank D13O
Reviewed May 2, 2019

We visited this museum on April 10. You can buy a ticket for the museum (600 yen) or buy a ticket were the entrance to the Osaka Castle is included (900 yen). We purchased the latter. They have English audio guides (200 yen). There are...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank AmarilisVos
Reviewed April 23, 2019

This was our first stop in Osaka on our way to the Osaka Castle. A lot of information here where you could spend several hours if you wanted to really read about the city. Can easily visit this place ansd the Castle in a half...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Maripili L
October 1, 2017|
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Response from Steve C | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I bought ours at the ticket kiosk for the castle. It looks like you can purchase at the museum as well. I guess it just depends on which you want to visit first. Have a GREAT time!!
January 10, 2016|
Response from mrchase2 |
Adult costs ¥600 = $5.75 USD