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Museum of Oriental Ceramics

Closed Now: 09:30 - 16:30
Open today: 09:30 - 16:30
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Fantastic array of ceramics

Really enjoyed an afternoon visit to this museum. Not only do they have a wonderful array of new... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2018
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Excellent for ceramic afficianados

This is an elegant museum with impeccable credentials. It features special exhibitions and its... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2018
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A collection of Japanese, Chinese and Korean ceramics – among the best in the world – is displayed at this outstanding museum.
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1-1-26 Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0005, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6223-0055
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Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed an afternoon visit to this museum. Not only do they have a wonderful array of new and ancient ceramics, they are presented in such a beautiful way. I was also able to take pictures of most of the items on display. There is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 19 November 2018

This is an elegant museum with impeccable credentials. It features special exhibitions and its permanent collection includes many famous treasures. It’s easy to find and information to help non-Japanese visitors is available.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Beautiful display of Goryeo Celadon. The audio guide tour in English is well done. Don’t miss the collection of Snuff bottles next to the museum shop!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

If you get the Osaka Metro pass you get a discount at this museum. The museum is not that big but the items are nicely exhibited, with informative signs. It is a good place to go in bad weather if you are interested in ceramics...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Even though I don’t think it’s what you would call a very large museum, it took me three hours to get through and it was amazing. Everyone working there were very polite and helpful.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

For any lover of fine porcelain and pottery this museum is not to be missed. A fabulous and varied collection of Asian works. Breathtakingly beautiful pieces that had me mesmerised.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

This small/medium size museum has a very nice setting in a nice part of Osaka to walk around. At the moment is a Sevres exhibit which was outstanding. Everything so well lit, spacious, just a pleasure to look around. There is a small gift shop...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

It doesn’t look big but has large collection of Chinese snuff bottles and also has some exceptional blue and white vase in Yuan/Ming period. Worthy place to learn the Chinese antiques.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 869smilec
Reviewed 25 May 2018

I'm not always a fan of these types of museums - sometimes I find they just stuff too much in them. But this museum gets it just right - plenty of content, but not too much, and not too tightly packed ! I really enjoyed...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank fartoomanyusers
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

After a nice breakfast to fulfill my energy to start this day, i'm going to this place, i think this ceramics art was so wonderful, they created so many art like cup, bowl and another art again, i say it is educational place for all...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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26 July 2018|
Response from mrsdagle | Reviewed this property |
It's hard to say without knowing your interests. The Korean exhibit was more historical in nature, which I liked. If you don't already like textile collections, you might find this museum boring.
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3 December 2016|
Response from Kaz-san74 | Reviewed this property |
The nearest subway station is Yodoyabashi. This station is 4th station from Shin-Osaka station. You will ride Osaka-Subway Midosuji-Line(Red Line).
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