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[Osaka] Osaka Museum of Housing and Living (大阪くらしの今昔館): A Journey Through Time and Culture

Osaka Museum: Unveiling Centuries of Urban Heritage

The Osaka Museum of Housing and Living is a dedicated institution that delves into the rich history and cultural tapestry of housing and communities in Osaka. It showcases meticulously reconstructed exhibits portraying the townscape of Osaka during the late Edo period, and it features displays illuminating the living conditions and urban landscapes prevalent in the Meiji, Taisho, and Showa eras. Moreover, the museum regularly hosts thematic special exhibitions approximately five times a year, delving into subjects associated with the domiciles and communities of Osaka.

The operational hours of the Osaka Museum of Housing and Living span from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with the last admission allowed until 4:30 p.m. The museum observes closures on Tuesdays and during the year-end and New Year holidays. Admission fees are set at 600 yen for adults, 300 yen for high school and college students, and 300 yen for special exhibitions. Children below middle school age, individuals possessing disability identification, accompanied by one caregiver, and Osaka residents aged 65 and above enjoy complimentary admission. Furthermore, the museum offers alternatives such as online tickets and annual passports.

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