Featured Exhibitions

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

  • 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)
  • New Additions to the Collection
  • 8th May - 8th July, 2019
  • Some of the new objects and materials donated recently by citizens to the Osaka Museum of History will be shown. (Sawai)
  • Landscape that Inspired the Painting, Sazanami: Paintings Depicting the Landscapes of Modern Aquapolis Osaka
  • 10th July - 19th August, 2019
  • This exhibition will showcase paintings depicting the waterfront landscapes of modern Osaka held in the Planning Office of the Osaka City Museum of Modern Art, including an important cultural property, Sazanami (Ripples) by Fukuda Heihachiro. (Osawa)
  • Osaka University of Commerce × Osaka Museum of History: Exhibition by Museum-University Collaboration Vol. 1: Culture of Osaka as a City of Merchants
  • 21th August - 14th October, 2019
  • This is a collaborative exhibition held jointly by the Osaka Museum of History and Osaka University of Commerce, which celebrates its 70th anniversary in 2019. The exhibition will feature the cultural prowess of Osaka as a city of merchants under the theme “Learning, Leisure and Pleasure of People in Osaka.” (Nakano)
  • Recent Archaeological Discoveries in Osaka 2019
  • 16th October, 2019 - 6th January, 2020
  • This exhibition will present the latest findings of excavations undertaken in Osaka City in FY 2018 by displaying many unearthed artifacts and photo panels showing the excavation works. (Terai)
  • Fabric Pictures of the Record of the Miracles of the Saigoku Thirty-Three Kannon Sites and Iki-ningyo Mannequins
  • 8th January - 2th March, 2020
  • In the Meiji period, an exhibition of the scenes from the Record of the Miracles of the Saigoku Thirty-Three Kannon Sites using iki-ningyo (life like mannequins) gained great popularity in Osaka and Tokyo, and inspired by the exhibition, fabric pictures depicting these scenes were created. Held in Mashiki-machi, Kumamoto Prefecture, these fabric pictures were affected by the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake, and restored. This exhibition will showcase these fabric pictures together with relevant materials. (Sawai)
  • Food Culture of Modern Osaka Seen through Unearthed Artifacts
  • 4th March - 11th May, 2020
  • This exhibition will present the dietary customs of people of the prospering modern city of Osaka, using unearthed artifacts, such as dishes and food remains. (Yasuoka)
  • Please note that the exhibition periods indicated above are subject to change without notice.