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Osaka Museum of Housing and Living

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Place of history

Osaka is a city that first Korean immigrants landed. Many things to watch & feel!! Just go and feel... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
Soo Y
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Perfect and meaningful

My most meaningful musuem trip. Besides an insight to the old era of osaka, there is a kimono... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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6-4-20 Tenjimbashi, Kita-ku | 8f, Osaka 530-0041, Osaka Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My most meaningful musuem trip. Besides an insight to the old era of osaka, there is a kimono experience which is very affordable at 500yen half an hour. There are time slots and i liked it because we can book it then come back later...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Museum of Housing and Living was a visual experience for us. Be prepared to take countless photos at every corner with each of the display. However, the place is actually smaller than what I thought it would be. After all, it is located within...More

Thank Duperman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

IF we had not been herded into the museum by such brash and pushy older women...IF there were not so many horrifically behaved tourists...IF there were more than a one sentence explanation on things in English...IF it was not so ridiculously crowded. We left feeling...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To appreciate the present, one must take a quick look at the past. That was what we felt when we visited the Osaka Museum of Housing and Living. Apart from donning and walking around the old town in a "yukata", we got to see how...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spend some time here if you want a taste of how the Japanese lived in the past. It's also kimono land for those who want to dress up and have some selfies. Since it's directly linked to the station on the 8th floor, it's a...More

1  Thank moshi m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is easy to access. The area is not big at all, but enough. The highlight of it is the kimono rental, so you can actually 'feel' and not only 'see' how it is the 'housing and living' during the Edo era. The group...More

Thank fr4nc1sc4
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

This museum is nice and some of the reconstructions are really interesting, but there's so many people making photographs while blocking the corridors that the visit gets annoying really quick.

Thank moken1
Reviewed 3 June 2018

So glad we visited. Suggest to go early in the day, can get busy later. Recommend the audio tour headset for a better understanding. There are also English info sheets available along the short tour. Well worth the small admission fee. Well done and interesting....More

Thank GroovyM
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Osaka is a city that first Korean immigrants landed. Many things to watch & feel!! Just go and feel the vibe,..

Thank Soo Y
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Can be a great family day in Osaka even when the weather is bad because it is inside a building and experience different periods of Japanese history and get to see why they are so close knit and like minded

Thank Randy V
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24 June 2018|
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Response from Ruth B | Reviewed this property |
I think you might be better to leave the suitcases in the lockers at Osaka or Shin Osaka stations, depending where you will depart. The train station lockers are large and cost 500-600 yen depending on size. These are... More
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!