Osaka Museum of Housing and Living, Osaka

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At Osaka Museum of Housing and Living, see how the city's lifestyle and housing developed during different time periods. The museum draws scores of tourists with its life-sized street scene reproduction from the Edo Period (1603-1867). In addition to this highlight, you can also find a scale model of the city during the Edo times, replete with painstaking details. Don a kimono (offered by the museum for a small fee) and witness the street's simulated transition between day and night. Inspect all the facilities, such as the meeting hall, sento (public bath), and drugstores, which will enhance your appreciation for Japan's architectural solutions and the need for practical minimalism. Put Osaka Museum of Housing and Living on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Osaka trip builder website .
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  • Traditional houses of children and wearing a kimono, saw around Osaka day and night lights was transformed using true
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  • Free entrance using Osaka Amazing Pass (NP: 600yen). Only few minutes walking from Tenjibashisuji 6 chrome station. We just using google maps to bring us there and arrive at one building (not sure the...  more »
  • No matter what the weather, where you can travel to Iran the advantages it would be. Manager who places, look positively kind and take a picture. Personal Grad week unlimited pass persimmon (?) Went to mind place named to the great expectations are not passed. Expectations high for those of you who think you might have a little disappointment. I just think it's an indoor village. Japan's old look did not scale well for a long time, expressing did not take. You can also do a kimono experience high latency,, many of this sitting.
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  • Seems like people mostly come here to dress up and take selfies. The exhibit is pretty small, but the guides make it pretty interesting. There's a discount for students and entry is free for people with disabilities (though I'm not sure who is exactly eligible for that).
  • This is a model of a town in Japan like 50 years ago. You can rent a kimono and walk around the fake City while wearing it. It is quite the experience to have somebody dress you in it. After somebody does that, then you ask yourself why they have people doing that. It's really not that difficult. But it's nice to have somebody else do it for you.
  • You may experience the old town of Osaka. You can also try on japanese traditional customs for free. When you enteres the museum you may feel that you had time travel, hundreds years back to past of Osaka. Good place for family too.
  • Its very close to subway station, its on the 8th floor in one of the buildings next to the bigger road. 600yen entrance fee. They do have special exhibitions that changes depending on the date you go. I paid 800yen for both the entrance and special exhibition which at the time was Naniwa girl's festival themed. The museum as a real sized street of old Osaka buildings where you can take pictures with rental kimono. Then some miniature models of different time periods which gives a nice overview of how the city has changed.
  • A small scale museum about the development of housing in Osaka. It is very popular for the locals. Worth a short stay around an hour. The models of housings are really good and prepared with high quality.
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