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Osaka Museum of History

Osaka Museum of HistoryOsaka Museum of History is a museum introducing Osaka from ancient times to present day.
It is located just to southwest of Osaka Castle.

This museum was reopened in 2001. (The former museum was opened in 1960 in the site of Osaka Castle.)
It houses more than 100 thousand articles about history, culture and lifestyle of Osaka.

The permanent exhibition rooms are from the 10th to 7th floors.
The 10th floor has the exhibition of ancient times.
The 9th floor has the exhibition of medieval times.
On the 8th floor, we can learn about the excavation of ruins.
And The 7th floor has the exhibition of modern times.

This museum has been built on the ruin of a part of Naniwa Palace in the 7th century.
And the guided tours show the preserved ruin on the first basement level.

Osaka Museum of History official website

How to get to here

By subway

  • Tanimachi 4-Chome (Tanimachi Line, Chuo Line). About 5 minutes walk from the station.



Osaka Museum of History
Inside of the museum
Restoration of Naniwa Palace
Kabuki theater in the early 20th century

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