Osaka City Museum of Fine Arts

The Treasure House of Chinese and Japanese Art Works

The Treasure House of Chinese and Japanese Art Works

Opened in 1936, the Osaka City Museum of Fine Arts is located inside Tennoji Park. The museum is most known for its wide variety of arts – including paintings, sculptures, calligraphy, metalwork, porcelain, lacquerware, and dyed textiles – imported from China or from within Japan. Today, there are approximately 8,000 pieces of art on display at this museum.

Special exhibitions hosted by the museum, as well as regular exhibitions where national treasures and many more are exhibited, are held in the main building.
Time-limited exhibitions hosted by various art organizations are held in the gallery on the basement floor.


1-82 Chausuyama-cho, Tennoji, Osaka, 543-0063
6-minute walk from Tennouji Station (JR/Osaka Metro)
9:30-17:00 (last entry 16:30)
Mondays (or the following day if a public holiday falls on a Monday)
New Year's holiday (December 28-January 4)
Adult 300 yen
University and High School Students 200 yen
Junior high school students and under, disability certificate holders, Osaka residences (age 65 and over) Free