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 Osaka, use our Osaka trip app .
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  • 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 i...  more »
  • I feel a little bit expensive compared to the size of the Museum entrance fee, but well worth visiting is located in Nakano Jima,. Naniwa-Bashi station, right next to the Basilica is a very easy to find across.; Admission 1200 yen (one way), and the audio guide is 600 yen. If you look at the entrance and slowly put the bag in the locker. The scale is small, the Rhee Byung-Chang pipe there, and actually look at the emotional mood of our donated China-Japan compared with China, the weaker., while fun to watch the Rhee Byung-Chang pipe in China by its value is sufficient. Relax and take the time to visit the place once.
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  • National treasure "Fei celadon flower", "Heaven eyes" oil drop". Also, thy precious ware narcissus basin were exhibited. Pottery and porcelain of Koryo celadon classy and powerful dynasty, valuable Chinese porcelain, such as permanent exhibition. I think it's very interesting special exhibitions, permanent collection alone is worth. Permanent exhibition is photo shoot. Flash is prohibited.
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  • 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.
  • A small museum but with some interesting exhibits.
  • Just Boring. The exhibition is dull and the explanations are too concise.
  • Fine collection of ceramics, especially Korean celadon ware. Almost no Japanese pieces, though. Detailed descriptions of individual pieces, next to nothing on broader evolution of the craft.
  • Disaponting...looked for japanese pottery...found mainly korean & chinese

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