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Osaka Museum of Housing and Living

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Just a small museum

If you have time then you can visit here to have a look at the history of Japanese daily living... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Miri, Malaysia
A must to know a little of daily living

It was a very interesting visir to know more about Japan, it history, the way the people live and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed yesterday

If you have time then you can visit here to have a look at the history of Japanese daily living style, quite interesting.

Thank zh0ngyic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a very interesting visir to know more about Japan, it history, the way the people live and deal, the real daily live of them in the pasta, as well as how where several jobs and shops

Thank Adventure38775096835
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Inside the museum, there is small village depicted during the old Osaka days that they built which visitors can walk around. All of these is indoors too. It is free with the Osaka Amazing Pass but it does not include the cost of the kimono...More

1  Thank Mikhail_Istari
Reviewed 1 October 2018

We visited this museum which depicted the buildings in the Edo era. All the buildings are recreated, but nice. They even stimulate night and day, sunny and raining with thunder and lightning. Quite a small area housed inside one of the tall buildings. We visited...More

Thank PaulSiow
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Recreating the city of Osaka of over 180 years ago. You can experience what life was like in those days, I found it's very interesting museum and not boring at all. Plus 500yen for rental a kimono which is very good deals, you can treat...More

Thank Tracy R
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

A must go place in Osaka. They replicate small Japanese village where you can hire kimono to hang around and take picture.

Thank e_janz
Reviewed 17 September 2018

This museum is very interesting because it shows a real village of old Osaka living instead of just exhibitions of different items used before. And the tour guide was very nice introducing every part to me.

Thank Angel N
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

I am not overly enthusiastic. You get a slight impression of Osaka life around 1830 but that's it. Rebuilt houses do not look very authentic to me and neither does the interior, displays are quite empty and uninspiring to me. Indeed as someone said before,...More

2  Thank Quest687492
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

The museum is, japanese living like, situated in a skycraper, at the eight to tenth floor. Visitors can walk through the streets of imaginary town and enter the houses tradicional style. In one of them one can take kimono and japanese shoes on (additional 5...More

Thank marijansesvete
Reviewed 23 July 2018

The museum is inside an enclosed floor of a building. The displays were rather rigid and uninspiring. I suppose the main attraction is the opportunity to dress like a Japanese and walk around the displays.

1  Thank ykh_malaysia
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25 June 2018|
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Response from Ruth B | Reviewed this property |
I think you might be better to leave the suitcases in the lockers at Osaka or Shin Osaka stations, depending where you will depart. The train station lockers are large and cost 500-600 yen depending on size. These are... More
Vanessa S
6 June 2017|
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Response from Curiosity804336 | 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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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!