Visitor Information

Opening hours

9:30 to 17:00 (Last admission 16:30)

Closed days

Mondays (open on national holidays - then will be closed on the following days)
New Year holidays (December 28th-January 4th)
Period during change of exhibit

General Admission

Adults University/High School Students
Individual 500 yen 300 yen
Group discount rate
(party of 20 or more)
400yen 250yen

A separate fee may be charged for special exhibitions. Please check the guide for each exhibition.

The following visitors are free of charge:
-Holders of Shintaishogaisha techo (Identification Booklet for the Physically Challenged), including one attendant.
-Senior citizens of Osaka City with ID including:
Kenko techo (Health Handbook) with a ‘crane’ mark
Keiro yutai joshasho (senior discount ID for public transportation)
-Junior-high school students and under

Public Transportation

Close to “Naniwabashi” Station on the Keihan Nakanoshima Line. Take the stairway exit No.1.
Five-minute walk (approx. 400m) from:
-”Yodoyabashi” Station on the Osaka Subway Midosuji Line or the Keihan Railway. Take the stairway exit No.1.
-”Kitahama” Station on the Osaka Subway Sakaisuji Line or the Keihan Railway.Take the stairway exit No.26.

Vicinity MapWide-area Map


The Museum does not have a parking garage for the general public.
※Please note that vehicles are not allowed to enter the Nakanoshima Park on Sundays and national holidays from 10:00 to 16:00.


  • ・Three wheelchairs are available to use in the museum building. Please ask the receptionist for assistance.
  • ・The second and third floors may be accessed by taking the elevator.
  • ・The wheelchair-accessible restroom is located on the first floor of the main building.
  • ・A wheelchair-accessible parking space is available. Please contact us for more information.
  • ・Guide dogs and service dogs are welcome in all floors of the Museum.
  • ・The Museum has a restroom with a baby rest (a chair to hold the baby while the guardian uses the toilet) and a nappy changing facility

Note to Visitors

In order to ensure all visitors a pleasant museum experience, the Museum kindly asks visitors to refrain from the following practices:

  • ・Use of mobile phones in the museum building
  • ・Taking photograph in the galleries
  • ・Talking in the galleries
  • ・Eating or drinking in the galleries

For more information:

The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka
1−1−26, Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0005