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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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Lovely experience

This museum is located on the 8th floor in a tall building (look for a McDonald standing where... read more

Reviewed yesterday
jael112
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Wonderful

A village contained inside a building. This is the cheapest place to hire traditional dress Yen... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Henwood1
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Yeppoon, Australia
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6-4-20 Tenjimbashi, Kita-ku | 8f, Osaka 530-0041, Osaka Prefecture
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"edo period"
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"kimono rental"
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"kimono experience"
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"olden days"
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"nominal fee"
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"traditional japanese village"
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"kimono clad"
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"english audio guide"
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"sound effects"
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"subway exit"
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"life size"
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"special exhibit"
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"ancient japan"
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"interesting visit"
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"take photos"
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Reviewed yesterday

This museum is located on the 8th floor in a tall building (look for a McDonald standing where Google Maps directed you to and enter the tall building opposite it). It's a rather quaint experience and you even get to rent a kimono to take...More

Thank jael112
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A village contained inside a building. This is the cheapest place to hire traditional dress Yen 500. But you need to get in early to reserve your time. The village is an acurate historical replicate and features stories to join it.

3  Thank Henwood1
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The exhibit was awesome and our children loved the experience. Kimono wearing is also offered. Exhibits were displayed in moving dioramas and very modern way of displaying. Musics too. Great museum

1  Thank rouzil
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a museum that shows the progress of the housings in Japan from back during the Edo days til present. Interesting but I would consider it NOT in a must visit list.

1  Thank Shahidah K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So glad we included this sight in our selection of places to visit with our Amazing Osaka pass. It's a very well thought out program with real sized houses/building of old Osaka. Was pleasantly surprised when the light went down to reflect the night time...More

2  Thank KLjane
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very light visit and quite enjoyable to see life as those days. Lots of young people would hire kimonos to take photographs in the vecinity - oa recreaton of houses, shops in a village. Do not bother to pay extra for the minature figures....More

1  Thank Liam K
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Free entrance using Osaka Amazing Pass (NP: 600yen). Only few minutes walking from Tenjibashisuji 6 chrome station. We just using google maps to bring us there and arrive at one building (not sure the name thou) and the museum is located on the 8th floor....More

2  Thank Ieda2511
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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

It is quite a treat to be able to go around a place resembling streets and businesses going around Osaka back in the Edo period, but I visited old towns in my stay in Japan which are definitely more authentic, and spacious since I find...More

3  Thank Justine A
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

This museum really gives you a chance to learn about the lifestyle, and living conditions that applied to Edo era Osaka. They have recreated the various houses and community buildings of that era for visitors to get a sense of what life was like in...More

Thank Ruth B
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Very disappointing experience. The museum itself is informative and rather interesting. My visit was however marred by constant disruptions from other visitors in rented kimonos who are only interested in taking selfies than actually learning about olden Osaka. Perhaps rename this place as a photography...More

Thank Frances L
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Vanessa S
6 June 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
25 May 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
17 May 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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