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I had planned to visit another museum in the complex but it was closed so this was the only one open and we decided to visit it........what a surprise.......it was so interesting and informative....the displays were amazing and informative.......one of the best museums i have...More
Love the museum shop. Not only are there plenty of museum name inscribed pens, bags and tshirts, the shop also has games, ornaments from ethnic groups around the world. My favourite souvenir is the Guatemala ‘Worry Dolls’.
We've been here few times and never get bored. They offer free audio guide in English (and other languages) which offer detailed explanations about most of the artifacts. It's really big and spacious inside and takes few hours to see all ethnic cultures of the...More
The National Museum of Ethnology is located in Suita City, Osaka Prefecture, and it is about a 15 minute walk from Osaka Monorail "Expo Commemoration Park Station".
Various things about ethnic groups around the world are displayed in the exhibition in the hall.
This place is just overwhelming. An incredible collection of items from all over the world. It is also (very surprisingly) hardly ever crowded. We live in the area and go a few times a year and never get bored. I've been to museums all over...More
There was a special exhibit on about a European who introduced Japanese culture to Europe which was extremely good with art objects that were world class. However the main museum show we found to be overwhelming and cluttered. Each room is packed with objects that...More
I usually avoid museums. This is the only museum I have been to that I thoroughly enjoyed. There were so many fascinating displays I spent at least three hours in there, still felt I may need another visit.
We planned to go to this museum for about 2 hours. Instead we spent five fascinating hours there (including a lunch in the cafeteria). The displays were outstanding and included tools, textiles, and entire houses of groups from Bedouin nomads to Aynu of Hokkaido in...More
My husband and I are anthropologists who study material culture, so we were very interested in going to this museum. If you are staying in the center city (Namba area), it takes a bit of time, slightly less from Umeda area. Take the red light...More
A very fascinating museum with many room, video and a free english audio guide
A must see
The parc auround and the japanese parc very close are very nice
Un fascinant musée très bien fait avec un audio guide en anglais
À voir !!!!