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Museum of Oriental Ceramics

Closed Now: 09:30 - 16:30
Open today: 09:30 - 16:30
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For any lover of fine porcelain and pottery this museum is not to be missed. A fabulous and varied... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
Sydney, Australia
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Lovely Porcelain and ceramics museum, with changing exhibits

This small/medium size museum has a very nice setting in a nice part of Osaka to walk around. At... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
Las Vegas, Nevada
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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 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.

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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

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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.

Thank Smile C
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

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

Thank DimasLaksani
Reviewed 15 May 2018

We decided to visit after enjoying the Rose Garden. I was a bit let down by the large exhibit of French ceramics, I wasn't there to see French stuff. Afterwards, I felt the price was high considering it wasn't mostly locally significant. I did like...More

Thank mrsdagle
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

I’m into Japanese pottery but found this to be a bit boring and not worth the terrible for the average tourist. Saying that though, I’m sure it would appeal to those studying ancient Japan/China potteries.

Thank OsakaDan
Reviewed 23 April 2018

We visited on Sunday when there was a special exhibition on French porcelain: 300 Years of creation of Sevres, so most of the Japanese exhibits had been put away. Still, the exhibits were fascinating and the movie on how the French make huge porcelain vases...More

Thank alans747
Reviewed 20 April 2018

their are some kind of art works in mugs and trays. we visited this place in last march. i think this art is going on ancient japan people

Thank zenwillioms
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Cannot comment on museum as it is closed until 7th April setting up an exhibition of Sevres ceramics. I am so disappointed - we checked the website, but didn't see anything to warn us of the closure. I had been looking forward to this visit...More

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Tommy L
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.
Henry T
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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