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Osaka Museum of Housing and Living

6-4-20 Tenjimbashi, Kita-ku | 8f, Osaka 530-0041, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6242-1170
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One of the best thing we did in Osaka

This is one of the best thing we did in Osaka. The museum isn't very big but it is definitely one... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
veronica a
via mobile
Make sure to have staff talk to you, even if you don't speak Japanese

The staff are very friendly, and though everything is explained in Japanese, they will demonstrate... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Briteedubs
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good45%
  • Average19%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“edo period” (45 reviews)
“kimono rental” (19 reviews)
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6-4-20 Tenjimbashi, Kita-ku | 8f, Osaka 530-0041, Osaka Prefecture
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+81 6-6242-1170
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is one of the best thing we did in Osaka. The museum isn't very big but it is definitely one of the best in terms of experience. We went as a family of 6. We wore the traditional Japanese kimono and walked within the...More

Thank veronica a
Reviewed 6 days ago

The staff are very friendly, and though everything is explained in Japanese, they will demonstrate many interesting things to you as you walk around. It's hard to find the museum (it's at the end of the shopping street on the right-hand side, in a very...More

1  Thank Briteedubs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent an hour here. We did not do the kimono experience(too hokey for us) but we really enjoyed the visit. Lots to see and it is very hands on. I recommend it One thing that isn't quite clear is that it is on the...More

1  Thank Bambi G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a blast going to this museum and walking around wearing kimonos - really made for a lot of picture-taking! The waiting time for the kimono rental was long - in our case, 1.5 hours - but we were able to go out first...More

1  Thank cars180
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is on the 8th floor - look for the access signs at the entrance. Great museum laid out like a traditional row of merchant houses & shops with lots of interactive displays & things to try

1  Thank Karen M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I found this place nice for having Kimono experience for 30 minutes and nice snap clicks. Kimono rental is only 500 yen which is very much cheaper than any other place.

3  Thank swati m
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

If you like dressing-up in a kimono and taking heaps of selfies, along with hordes of Chinese tourists then this is the place for you. If not then the special exhibition area with architect grads work displayed in a random manner may be more up...More

3  Thank lostintransportation
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This place is a must see for those who are in Osaka, do not worry it is indoors so it wont be hot. Just make sure you rent a Kimono XD. I went there in September 2014 so I do not know whether it has...More

4  Thank Mohammed1412
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We went here thinking only about wearing Kimonos. However, upon arriving, we were in awe as we saw a whole village during the Edo period. Entrance is on the 8th floor and upon arriving, the front desk would tell you (in English) to reserve your...More

4  Thank 29813riap
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This is a nice little gem where you can experience a few things: Wear kimono, walk around the "small village", close to what it was like in the old days. At 600 yen, this is definitely one of the most affordable kimono rentals you ever...More

5  Thank Chris S
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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!
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Annalie248
17 May 2017|
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Response from 大阪くらしの今昔館 | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry. We have kimono for kids. Please notice that there is a height restrictions. Must be at least 110 cm (3 ’7”). Best Regards, Osaka Museum of Housing and Living
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