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Museum of Oriental Ceramics

1-1-26 Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0005, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6223-0055
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Nice exhibits in a maze

We visited on Sunday when there was a special exhibition on French porcelain: 300 Years of creation... read more

Reviewed today
alans747
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Kahului
art works

their are some kind of art works in mugs and trays. we visited this place in last march. i think... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
zenwillioms
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Arizona
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A collection of Japanese, Chinese and Korean ceramics – among the best in the world – is displayed at this outstanding museum.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1-1-26 Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0005, Osaka Prefecture
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+81 6-6223-0055
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"special exhibition"
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"ming dynasty"
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"wonderful collection"
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"excellent lighting"
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"each piece"
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Reviewed today

We visited on Sunday when there was a special exhibition on French porcelain: 300 Years of creation of Sevres, so most of the Japanese exhibits had been put away. Still, the exhibits were fascinating and the movie on how the French make huge porcelain vases...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

their are some kind of art works in mugs and trays. we visited this place in last march. i think this art is going on ancient japan people

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cannot comment on museum as it is closed until 7th April setting up an exhibition of Sevres ceramics. I am so disappointed - we checked the website, but didn't see anything to warn us of the closure. I had been looking forward to this visit...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loving and collecting asian ceramics this place was fabulous. It has great collection of Japanese and Korean ceramics and is not too big you can probaly see all in about 2 or 3 hours so you can spend some time admiring each piece and remembering...More

Thank Pascal S
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

With a wide range of ancient ceramics from across East Asia and sufficient English explanation to provide context, this museum was well worth the visit even though I wouldn't usually consider myself interested in ceramics. If, as I did, you need a place to escape...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2018

We visit this museum a few times each year to see their special exhibitions, which are very well curated.The museum isn't huge, but covers a wide range of Chinese, Korean and Japanese ceramics from many eras. Special exhibits don't have multilingual audio guides, but at...More

1  Thank Chuck K
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

The Ming and Song Dynasty items alone are worth the price of admission but this is a wonderful collection of ceramics and earthenware from Korea, China and Japan. Some of the iron decorated Korean pieces were of a higher quality than those we had seen...More

1  Thank Prepcook
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

This is a beautiful and intimate museum located in a lovely park in the heart of Osaka. The collection of ceramics from China, Japan and Korea is exquisite. It has a small restaurant with nice food and amazing service. If you are tired of the...More

Thank Roberto C
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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

I would never class myself as a devotee of ceramics but that didn’t prevent me from enjoying this museum immensely. The sheer quality of the pieces on display would impress anyone. The pieces are beautifully lit and the explanations are also in English. The museum...More

1  Thank John S
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

A very nice collection of earthenware and ceramics dating back to the 6th century. Well displayed and explained in English and Japanese. There was an extensive special exhibition of Herend porcelain from Hungary while I was there. The museum is right next to City Hall...More

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