Art museums/Museums

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Disaster Reduction and Human Renovation Institution
 
 
     
 
Find out about the experiences and learn the lessons of the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake
You can experience the preciousness of life and the beauty of living by finding out about the experiences and learning the lessons of the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake through the exhibits in "the House of Disaster Reduction" and "the House of Human and the Future".
       
●Open/9:30-17:30 (Last entry at 16:30), Fri. & Sat. 9:30-19:00 (Last entry at 18:00), Jul.-Sep. 9:30-18:00 (Last entry at 17:00)
●Closed/Monday (the following day when Mon. falls on national holidays), Dec.31, Jan.1  ●Fare/Adults ¥600, College students ¥450, Highschool students 300, Juniorhigh & elementary school students free  ●Tel/078-262-5050
◆Access/8 min. walk from Hanshin Iwaya Stn. or a 10 min. walk from JR Nada Stn.
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Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka
 
 
     
 
Exhibiting world class oriental ceramics
The museum currently houses approximately 2,700 pieces of Chinese and Korean ceramics from the Ataka Collection. The collection of oriental ceramics including two national treasures and 13 important cultural assets, leads the world in quality. The area is perfect for a stroll with the Nakanoshima Park, the Osaka Central Public Hall and the National Museum of Art, Osaka in close proximity.
       
●Open/9:30-17:00(last entry at 16:30)
●Closed/Mondays (the following day when Monday falls on National Holiday), the beginning and the end of year. 
●General Admission /Adults ¥500, College and High School Students ¥300, Child free. 
*A different fee may apply to temporary exhibitions and special exhibitions. Please check the information for each exhibitions.
●Tel/06-6223-0055
◆Access/5 min. walk from Subway/Keihan Yodoyabashi Stn. or Kitahama Stn.
       
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Osaka Museum of History
 
 
     
 
Realistically recreating the history of the City of Osaka
You can experience the history of Osaka through "seeing, feeling and thinking" in this museum. As well as enabling you to find out about Osaka's history through life-size reproductions, models and imageries, it also lets you view the plentiful real-life source materials and exhibits at a leisurely pace. You can observe a broadcast at the BK Plaza on the 1st floor of the NHK Osaka Broadcasting Center nearby.
       
●Open/9:30-17:00(Please enter 30minutes prior to closing)
●Closed/Tuesdays (Wednesdays if Tuesday falls on National Holiday), the beginning and the end of year. 
●Admission /Adult ¥600, College and High School Student ¥400, Elementary and junior high school students free. 
*Special exhibition tickets may be purchaced  for an additional price.
●Tel/06-6946-5728
◆Access/A short walk from Subway Tanimachi 4-chome Stn. or Bamba-cho Municipal Bus Stop.
       
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Panasonic Center OSAKA
 
 
     
 
Experience the fascination of Panasonic!!
Run by Panasonic, the showroom provides all kinds of up-to-the-minute information. There is a corner for learning about the environment while having fun and you can try out the latest AV equipment. The center also holds regular guided tours, quiz rallies or other events.
The Center was closed at the end of 2012. It is scheduled to be reopened n Osaka Umekita area (in front of Osaka Sta.) in April 2013.
       
       
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Osaka Municipal Museum of Art
 
 
     
 
Houses works by Hokusai Katsushika and Korin Ogata
The museum is in the grounds of Tennoji Park. In 1921, it was built on the grounds of the main residence donated by the Sumitomo family to Osaka City. It has a collection of 8,000 pieces of artwork, mainly oriental and Japanese art, including national treasures and important cultural assets. Keitakuen, the pure Japanese style garden of the main residence of the Sumitomo family is open to the public, and nearby is the Tennoji Zoo.
       
●Open/9:30-17:00(doors close at 4:30pm)
●Closed/Mondays (the following day when Monday falls on National Holiday), the beginning and the end of year.  ●Regular Exhibit Admission /Adult ¥300, College and High School Students ¥200, Middle school students and younger Free  ●Tel/06-6771-4874
◆Access/10 min. walk from JR/Subway Tennoji Stn. or Kintetsu Osaka-Abenobashi Stn.
       
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Whiskey Distillery
 
 
     
 
The home of Japanese whiskey
Suntory, which won a prize at the International Spirit Challenge held in Great Britain, the home of Scotch Whiskey, conveys the history of Japanese whiskey as the birthplace of Japanese whiskey. In the distillery tour, you can observe the whiskey making process from preparation to maturing in casks, and enjoy tasting. There is also a beer brewery nearby, which also offers a brewery tour and tasting.
       
●Open/10:00-16:45 (last admission 16:00) Whiskey making tour is until 15:00
●Closed/The beginning and the end of year, and factory holidays.  ●Fare/Free  ●Tel/075-962-1423(Visitors Information)
◆Access/10 min. walk from JR Yamazaki Stn. and 12 min walk from Hankyu Oyamazaki Stn.
       
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