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Kids Plaza Osaka, Osaka

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Take the kids to Kids Plaza Osaka, a museum aimed squarely at children, helping them learn through play. Across five themed floors, the museum has kids climbing on surreal structures designed by Austrian architect Friedensreich Hundertwasse, teaching to play weird and wonderful musical instruments from around the world, or becoming police or postal workers in the make-believe town on the fourth floor. You can find plenty more activities on site, and although there is no cafeteria, you're welcome to bring a packed lunch, or can come and go as you please during the visit by showing your pass. For Kids Plaza Osaka and beyond, use our Osaka road trip planning site to get the most from your Osaka vacation.
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  • October 2, 2017
    The location is very closed to Namba area, just a few stop of subway, at the back of building there has a huge playground for kids, across the building, there has many good restaurants to have lunch, ...  more »
  • September 21, 2017
    My son is a three and loves to run. He stops briefly to look at things, but is off running again soon after. If you have a high energy child like us then you will like it. It isn't big though, in my o...  more »
  • September 15, 2017
    Was also slow as compared to kidzania Tokyo and play a lot of words. It was from playing because there were a lot of things you learn in a textbook play description or made by sight felt to learn because compared to Kanto and Kansai people friendly? In I want to go in that sense because it also had a chance in this facility for care or to or to talk to my son, playing together
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  • June 19, 2017
    Amazing place for kids! Kids don't need to much language skills to communicate with Japanese. They can have fun all day inside and outside. And there is quite easy to have lunch and dinner around the place, few minutes of walking.
  • June 11, 2017
    This place is an awesome day out for the kid(s) - much better than I had imagined. It's quite amazing how inventive and varied the activities on offer are - and there's a great park/ playground outside too. Highly recommended!
  • June 20, 2017
    The complex is a huge educational playground for kids. There are things to do and sections for toddlers up to school graders. You can practically spend the whole day here! Nearest train station is Ogamachi, next is Tenma.
  • June 20, 2017
    Playground meets science fair! A great run around for all the kids today!
  • February 14, 2017
    Kids loved it. Great break for them from doing grown up things on holiday. Suit kids below 10.

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