This is not a typical museum. It is an experience. You get insight into Japan of long ago. Not expensive. For $2, they will dress you in a real kimono, complete with tabi socks and slippers. The art of wearing a kimono is becoming lost. Young Japanese women do not know how to put it on without help. The ladies at the museum are clearly experts and can do it quickly. You will understand why ladies wearing kimono take tiny steps. When you are properly dressed, you can stroll through the 19th century Osaka and experience life as it was. Kimono wearing is a popular part of the museum experience. The wait can be more than an hour. Young Japanese people are as delighted as tourists. Go early and sign up early. Not to be missed. These are not costumes, but real, although not the expensive ones. You do not wear something that someone else wore before you. I think when they run out, that is it for the day until everything is laundered and ready for the next day.
The only negative is a lack of English speaking guides who can answer questions. However, you can rent a taped guide that describes each structure.
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