Featured Exhibitions

8F Featured Exhibition Hall, accessible to Osaka Museum of History (Permanent Exhibit) Ticket holders

  • New Additions to the Collection
  • 28th February - 7th May, 2018
  • Some new objects and materials donated recently by citizens to the Osaka Museum of History will be shown. (Naito)
  • Great Flood of the Yodo River that Occurred in Osaka
  • 9th May - 25th June, 2018
  • This exhibition will showcase photographs of the Great Flood of the Yodo River that occurred in 1885 and kawaraban handbills reporting the disaster, and look back on the great flood that led to the repair work of the Yodo River. (Ito)
  • Bright and Dark Sides of the Tenpo Period
  • 27th June - 20th August, 2018
  • The Tenpo period (1830–1844) saw important historical events that triggered the Meiji Restoration. This exhibition will focus on the Satsuma domain’s successful Tenpo Reform, and the Oshio Heihachiro Rebellion that arose in the wake of famine. (Kido)
  • Discoveries of Ancient and Medieval Sumiyoshi
  • 22th August - 29th October, 2018
  • Sumiyoshi is a place with historical importance as it was the seat of the Southern Court during the period of the Northern and Southern Courts in the 14th century. This exhibition will show archaeological artifacts to shed light on Sumiyoshi in ancient and medieval times. (Muramoto)
  • Recent Archaeological Discoveries in Osaka 2018
  • 31th October, 2018 - 21th January, 2019
  • This exhibition will present the latest findings of excavations undertaken in Osaka City mainly in FY 2017 by the Osaka City Cultural Properties Association, through a display of a number of unearthed artifacts and photograph panels. (Sugimoto)
  • Jomon Pottery from the Morinomiya Site and the Kawachi Area
  • 23th January, - 18th March, 2019
  • This exhibition will compare Jomon pottery unearthed from the Morinomiya Site in Chuo Ward, Osaka City with Jomon pottery from major archaeological sites in the Kawachi area, which are held in the collection of the Osaka Museum of History. (Matsuo)
  • Miyoshi Mokusho: One of the Best Joiners in Osaka in the Modern Period
  • 20th March, - 6th May, 2019
  • Miyoshi Mokusho (1874–1942) was a joiner active in Osaka in the Modern period, whose works are still popular among tea masters in Osaka. This exhibition will highlight his accomplishments through a display of a variety of his works. (Nakano)
  • Please note that the exhibition periods indicated above are subject to change without notice.