History Museum in Morinomiya, Osaka
9:30am - 4:30pm. Varies by season
Allow 60 minutes
No regular closing days
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Updated 12 June 2020
Standing on the ruins of Naniwa Palace built 1,350 years ago, this modern museum focusses on the history of Osaka, and houses a collection of over 138,000 pieces.
A stunning modern reconstruction of a 1583 castle with a very important - and turbulent - part to play in Japanese history.
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