Featured Exhibitions

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

  • Food Culture of Modern Osaka Seen through Unearthed Artifacts
  • 4th March - 11th May, 2020
  • ※ The exhibition will be canceled.

  • 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)
  • Excavating the Naniwa Capital
  • 13 th May - 20th July, 2020
  • ※ The exhibition will be canceled.

  • Research on the Naniwa Capital (an ancient capital, “Naniwa-kyo”), has made steady progress through excavations. This exhibition will reveal the latest information on the Naniwa-kyo research by showcasing unearthed artifacts. (Muramoto)
  • 1,000 Years of the Kawachi Genji Clan: Treasures of the Tsuboi Hachiman-gu Shrine
  • 22th July - 24th August, 2020
  • ※ The exhibition will be canceled.

  • This is the 1,000th year since Minamoto no Yorinobu, the progenitor of the Kawachi Genji clan, established the base of the clan in Tsuboi in Kawachi. In commemoration of this anniversary, the exhibition will showcase treasures held by the Tsuboi Hachiman-gu Shrine, a tutelary shrine of the Kawachi Genji clan. (Osawa)
  • Recent Archaeological Discoveries in Osaka 2020
  • 26th August - 9th November, 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. (Lee)
  • Lighting Equipment Used in Osaka
  • 11th November - 11th January, 2021
  • This exhibition will showcase archaeological artifacts, folklore materials and documents associated with lighting equipment and tools for burning oil used in Osaka, mainly in the early modern period. (Matsumoto and Tawara)
  • Takashima Yuiho, a Collector: Heritage of Archaeology in the Meiji Period
  • 13th January- 22th March, 2021
  • This exhibition will highlight a collection of artifacts dating to the Jomon period (ca. 11,000 B.C. – 300 B.C.) , held by Takashima Yuiho (1866–1960), a collector active in the Meiji period. (Kato)
  • Cultural Properties Designated by Osaka City between FY2016 and FY2020
  • 24th March - 17th May, 2021
  • This exhibition will display the cultural properties newly designated by Osaka City between FY2016 and FY2020. (Sugimoto)
  • *The above schedule is subject to change.