Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka

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Find masterpieces of East Asian ceramics at Museum of Oriental Ceramics, with over 6,000 items mainly from Korea and China. The three-story museum boasts one of the finest ceramics collections in the world, focusing on fine craftsmanship rather than the history of ceramics. Viewed in naturally lit galleries, these pieces belong to national treasures of three countries: ancient Korea, China, and Japan. An informative video explains how this treasure was unearthed, and how it's been preserved and displayed. After visiting the museum, stop for a drink in the tea salon. To visit Museum of Oriental Ceramics on your trip to Kita, use our Kita trip app .
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  • Enjoy sometimes held great permanent pottery exhibition. In more than 65-year-old who lives in Osaka if you turn on the free of charge. Recently shooting ban is lifted, you can shoot like pottery.
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  • It doesn’t look big but has large collection of Chinese snuff bottles and also has some exceptional blue and white vase in Yuan/Ming period. Worthy place to learn the Chinese antiques.  more »
  • I went to see the exhibition Sevres porcelain. Yodoyabashi overlooking City Hall and library building, I went. The Okawa water flow and green beautiful and serene feel. It was a mood in the exhibition of stunning tableware and figurines made a trip to France. The Ataka Collection permanent exhibition brilliant things. Spent a leisurely. Lively is was also a luxury time difference of Osaka city.
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  • Wonderful museum if you like ceramics even if you are not expert .these are historical pieces and national treasures. The Korean céladons are exceptional. A Must see in OSAKA.
  • I visited when there was special exhibition. I had one day osaka pass so i had discounted admission which was 1,000yen (reg: 1,200) It was worth it as the collection was good. Employees were very friendly. Felt sad as they had good collections from China and Korea. Recommend for those who are interestes in ceramics.
  • Even if you are the type who says “ who wants to see a bunch of pots”, you will be converted by the exquisite displays, and awesome and thoughtful curation. The natural lighting is amazing!
  • Nice museum. Don't forget to visit there
  • Have a great colocation of Asian ceramics. If you have history and ceramic, you will enjoy this place. 2 hours is more than enough to spend here. I wish there are more explanation in English.
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