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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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Nicely curated Housing & Living Museum

It is located inside an office building. We missed a turn because we thought it is built on the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Akmar A
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Malaysia
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Fantastic live-size recreating of Edo period living

The recreation of Edo era Japan within a building is amazing. Many small details and items that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
chongchungpuo91
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Singapore, Singapore
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good45%
  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
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“edo period” (48 reviews)
“kimono rental” (21 reviews)
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6-4-20 Tenjimbashi, Kita-ku | 8f, Osaka 530-0041, Osaka Prefecture
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It is located inside an office building. We missed a turn because we thought it is built on the ground as we noticed from our research. We used Osaka Amazing Pass, so the entrance fee is inclusive. It is a nicely curated Housing & Living...More

Thank Akmar A
Reviewed 1 week ago

The recreation of Edo era Japan within a building is amazing. Many small details and items that paint a picture of life in Osaka during that time period.

Thank chongchungpuo91
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Osake Museum of Housing and Living gives a glimpse of Japanese life in days past. It seems to be very popular as the lifts were packed -- maybe it's because we went during a holiday season. Besides seeing exhibits of what Osaka was like...More

Thank Entelechy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was worth a visit. The place recreates an ancient town in Osaka. It’s just it’s a bit small, so the place was crowded even on Monday. But it’s very interesting, and it helps me understand more about the architecture of ancient Japan. Free entrance...More

Thank Shiho H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

昭和の生活が見れて勉強になりました。また、ごちそうさんやわろてんかの雰囲気かなーと思っていました。 Old Japanese life style you can see.Bushi life!!

Thank nishinkon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked a short way over after having Harukoma Sushi nearby. Do try the sushi if you are here. Its a well maintained place with a simulated old japanese street and shophouses in the building itself. There is even a kimono rental shop for you to...More

1  Thank B_rendayy
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Not bad but not great considering 600 yen for a small place.. The costumes are another 500 yen. If you take your time you might spend an hour here.

Thank Ludmila S
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed walking around the old streets and taking pictures in kimonos. Only USD5 per person for 30 min in kimono. We were there late morning on a weekday in December and there wasn't much of a queue. Staff were very helpful and efficient. The...More

Thank elim135
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Model houses, stores and more all in life sized reproductions done very well to give one a real sense of history from the Edo period to the modern time. Well worth the visit and usually not crowded if one goes early afternoon or late morning....More

Thank 6sandy6
Reviewed 5 December 2017

I'd never been that wowed visiting this museum. Everything was so creative, unbelievably they can simulate the old Japan life style that animatedly and vividly. Using light effects for daytime and nighttime was also amazing. Highly recommended

Thank Levidn
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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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