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Informative with a bit of history

The friendly staff played the introductory video in English when they knew I couldn’t understand... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
Singapore, Singapore
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Interesing if you're in to cycling

This is a relatively small museum, over 3 floors. The introductory video gave a good overview of... read more

Reviewed April 26, 2018
Melbourne, Australia
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18-2 Daisennakamachi, Sakai-ku, Sakai 590-0801, Osaka Prefecture
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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

The friendly staff played the introductory video in English when they knew I couldn’t understand Japanese. Puts into perspective what you get to see in the bicycle museum. (Following info are adapted from museum guidebook): Sakai is home to the Mozu Tumulus Cluster. In the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed April 26, 2018

This is a relatively small museum, over 3 floors. The introductory video gave a good overview of cycling history and there are numerous bikes on display, ranging from old to new, folding, racing, mountain, 5-seater! The upper level had some cycle memorabilia and a couple...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 16, 2018

It is a nice museum for anybody interested in the history of bicycles. It also provides an interesting explanation why Sakai city become the center of Japanese bicycle parts production (Shimano). But it is a small museum. If you plan to visit Nintoku Kofun it...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed December 8, 2017

This is an interesting place that showcases various types of bicycles. From the ancient bicycles which evolved into the modern bicycles that we are riding on today.There is an entrance fee of Y200. Once you have entered, you would be shown a short movie about...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Adeline_Lim88
Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

There are a lot of unique bicycles including old style ones and two-seaters. It is interesting for adults to see around or take photos, children also can enjoy drawing a picture; there are tables lined up in a row along bicycles. You can use these...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank minneys_kitchen
Reviewed October 6, 2016

You get to learn the history of how the bicycle came about from start to present day and how the future is envisioned. You see all the models in the museum. Bicycle of all sorts. Apparently there are certain days you get to try some...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Companion4thejourney
Reviewed April 5, 2016

does not usually place a lot of interesting things we saw, I did not even know there was a museum dedicated to bicycles, all in all a very nice

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank tinka0303
Reviewed October 31, 2015

When it comes to bicycles, not many museums are this complete. I last visited several years ago and the museum has been wonderfully updated in every way since then. Great history and timeline of the best mode of transport ever invented. Access to the basement...More

Date of experience: October 2015
3  Thank 5659alex
Reviewed May 3, 2015

We were shown a short movie (in English in our case) about the history of the bicycle, and then could explore the many models from the earliest wooden designs to various crank and foot pedaled versions. Looking at the design of the steering and breaking...More

Date of experience: April 2015
3  Thank xpliu
Reviewed September 12, 2012

If you a are a fan of mountain biking, cyclist, appreciate history, this is the place for you. It was an hour journey from Osaka to Sakai. We took a brisk walk from the train station in Sakai to the museum, then walk for 20...More

Date of experience: December 2011
5  Thank FaraHannah
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