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Osaka Museum of Housing and Living

6-4-20 Tenjimbashi, Kita-ku | 8f, Osaka 530-0041, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6242-1170
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Surprisingly good

Out of the main centre, it's a bit of a trek to get to this museum. But it was a worthwhile visit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
AnInspectorCalls_Rob
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Fantastic Museum

The museum illustrated the past of Japan in an interesting way. I could touch the exhibits. There... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
little_peg
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good44%
  • Average19%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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6-4-20 Tenjimbashi, Kita-ku | 8f, Osaka 530-0041, Osaka Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Out of the main centre, it's a bit of a trek to get to this museum. But it was a worthwhile visit. The museum is in one large eighth floor room, with old Osaka to explore. There are very few labels in English and this...More

1  Thank AnInspectorCalls_Rob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum illustrated the past of Japan in an interesting way. I could touch the exhibits. There were lots of animation which attracted travellers to have a deep look at the history. This was a great museum which was suitable for all people in all...More

Thank little_peg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located right at the start of Tenjinbashi-suji shopping street is a life-sized museum of old city buildings offering a glimpse into the lives of osakaians in history. The day and night cycle with sound effects is a welcome addition to the experience. I literally went...More

1  Thank kuojix
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Life is full of surprises. While the museum, the subject of this review was on my todo list for Osaka, I had no idea how much I would enjoy my visit. I came for an hour visit and reluctantly left two and a half hours...More

1  Thank Hanan B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is great for people who want to see anreplica of an old Japanese town. A good but very slow commentary is available as an audio guide. It is slightly hard to find even with Google Maps as it is on the 8th floor....More

Thank Brian238
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

The museum is inside a building. Upon entrance, you will be greeted by a receptionist wearing a kimono. Backpack will be deposited in the locker. You can rent kimono while inside the museum. Inside the museum, you can see artifacts of Japan. Japanese history will...More

1  Thank Tashjaz
Reviewed August 23, 2017

This was an amazing surprise! The museum is small, but has a life-size city block to explore. The museum was crowded, but worth it. I would say it's a nice way to spend two hours or so, and the shopping street right next to it...More

1  Thank piaojiaxi11
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

I thought this museum is outdoor conditions. In fact, it's indoor. Easily to go from the nearest station. Ticket is free for the people who already buy 2 days Osaka free pass ticket. The illustrations was looks reality. There's a day and night setting for...More

Thank nuningloft
Reviewed August 10, 2017

Osaka's Museum of Housing and Living can be easily reached from Tenjinbashisuji 6-chome station (exit 3). Once you have get out of the station, turn right, and enter the buliding. Free entrance fee for Osaka Amazing Pass holder. This museum exhibits japanese's house and tradition...More

1  Thank Andrini_R
Reviewed August 5, 2017

Different type of museum which opens a window into Osaka and Japan's past. The museum is pretty small, but you do get to walk around recreation of a rectangular block of a typical Osaka street with reconstructed houses showing typical houses, including kitchen areas, living...More

1  Thank ttttssssszzzzzz
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Vanessa S
June 5, 2017|
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Response from 大阪くらしの今昔館 | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. Please notice that using tripod inside our museum is prohibited. Best Regards, Osaka Museum of Housing and Living
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swati m
May 25, 2017|
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Response from cinbkk | Reviewed this property |
Entrance fee is 600 yen. The kimonos were sold out on the day we went there, so come early. Check their site for more info konjyakukan . com (use google translate). Enjoy!
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Annalie248
May 17, 2017|
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Response from 大阪くらしの今昔館 | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. We have kimono for kids. Please notice that there is a height restrictions. Must be at least 110 cm (3 ’7”). Best Regards, Osaka Museum of Housing and Living
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