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The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka

Travel Guide - The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka

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The Museum of Oriental Ceramics was founded in Osaka in 1982. The museum is known for its extensive collection of Chinese, Korean and Japanese ceramics which includes "Ataka Collection", a fine collection of more than 1,000 of Chinese and Korean ceramics donated by the former Ataka & Co., Ltd. The collection includes two national treasures and 12 important cultural properties. The museum also exhibits earthenware and celadon from Middle East.
The museum uses natural sunlight or special LED light for display so that visitors can fully enjoy and appreciate the beauty of art works. The MOC Osaka is one of the must-see spots for the museum goers.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 9:30–17:00 *admission until 30 minutes before closing

ClosedClosed

  • Mondays (or the following day when it falls on a national holiday)
  • December 28 - January 4

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Regular exhibition: 500 yen (General, Adult)
  • Regular exhibition: 300 yen (Student)

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • Short walk from Naniwabashi Station on the Keihan Nakanoshima Line
  • 5 minutes walk from Kitahama Station on the Keihan Main Line or Osaka Municipal Subway Sakaisuji Line (K14)
  • 7 minutes walk from Yodoyabashi Station on the Keihan Main Line or Osaka Municipal Subway Midosuji Line (M17)

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 1-1-26, Nakanoshima , Kita-ku Osaka-shi, Osaka, 530-0005

TweetsTweets

Dr Prad Chitt 🇮🇳 @PradChitt - 2019-02-24
@MiniMenon 🇮🇳Unbelievably precious!! what a treasure we have for our rich history.

We Indians have existed across… https://t.co/KU9VKopZb3
Ekko Westhill @Ekko_Westhill - 2019-02-11
A large crack in the celadon vase from Southern Song Dynasty has been repaired with metal clamps. Beautiful. Museum… https://t.co/d0NgoSRaiO
Stu Livingston @stulivingston - 2018-11-10
Day 2, Osaka - Drew a ton as my first full day here was on my own. Started in Dontonbori, ended in Dontonbori, with… https://t.co/0mtArctaH6
BonVoyageurs @BonVoyageurs - 2018-11-06
Beautiful Greek-derived Tang Dynasty ever from the 7th century

At the Museum of Oriental Ceramics in Osaka Japan… https://t.co/IzCpjV0T7r
japantrip @japantrip_jp - 2018-11-02
The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka is located in Kita Ward, Osaka prefecture. Established in 1982 as the core o… https://t.co/JO7dyspTw9
artfram.es @artfram_es - 2018-10-26
«TEA BOWL, Tenmoku glaze with silvery spots / National Treasure of Japan» (Southern Song dynasty, 12th century - So… https://t.co/bE7o66RNhD
Alice Williamson @SenLiLing - 2018-10-18
Goryeo celadon lovers: get ye to Osaka! 'Sparkles of Jade - Goryeo Celadon' is at the Museum of Oriental Ceramics,… https://t.co/Pz3QeWM6ig
keiko takane @santacruzmania - 2018-08-22
Aug 22nd 2018.

Visited 🎶
Works from the Museum of Oriental Ceramics,Osaka’s Horio Mikio Collection “HAMADA SHOJI… https://t.co/3c6xMVcNJQ
keiko takane @santacruzmania - 2018-08-22
Aug 22nd 2018.
Lunch time 🎶
Croque-monsieur.
Salad 🥗
Cream custard.
Tea.

Visited
Works from the Museum of Orien… https://t.co/AOjpSseMym
The Arts of Japan @artsofjapan - 2018-07-29
Hamada Shoji Noguchi: Works from the Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka’s Horio Mikio Collection — Exhibition at th… https://t.co/2bf2UjhLV2
旧R_アート集団「姿なき汽車団」 @r_hoshi5 - 2018-07-12
‘The Museum of Oriental Ceramics,Osaka’ https://t.co/HuPuJD0jsx
Ministry of Culture 🇹🇼 @CulturalTaiwan - 2018-05-02
Also worth checking out in #Chiayi is a collection of Imari #porcelain on loan from the Museum of Oriental… https://t.co/AWe76SXU55
博物馆典藏 @shanghai2018 - 2018-04-08
Plate with Peonies and Waves in Reverse Pattern, 14th century, Yuan dynasty (1271–1368), China. Porcelain with unde… https://t.co/0j6eZd7dZh
博物馆典藏 @shanghai2018 - 2018-04-08
Plate with Peonies and Waves in Reverse Pattern, 14th century, Yuan dynasty (1271–1368), China. Porcelain with unde… https://t.co/0j6eZd7dZh
FRANCES LA @f_la3383 - 2018-03-22
'Small museum, define the differences between Chinese, Korean and Japanese pottery.' #FoursquareFind @ Museum of Or… https://t.co/1pRWeu0Wds
pudu! @tyutotyuo - 2018-01-21
The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka https://t.co/TplIdxZmeo
SIPCATS @SIPCATS_ - 2018-01-10
We would like to herald you a very exciting exhibition hosted by The Museum of Oriental Ceramics in #Osaka, Japan:… https://t.co/bi1JXcKCo4
CSEN @csen_nomads - 2018-01-05
MUSEUM OF THE MONTH: “Tang Dynasty Tomb Figures of the Hu People – Portraying the Multicultural Vigor on the Silk R… https://t.co/J2GF3hnxj4
Satomi Hiyama @satomi_hiyama - 2017-12-27
A fascinating exhibition! 'Tang Dynasty Tomb Figures of Hu People – Portraying the Multicultural Vigor on the Silk… https://t.co/3rHQ8TjYYq
*Nan @Nao_ko_O - 2017-11-11
@RiversCuomo Pls come to see Japanese Ceramic Arts this winter. There's the Museum of Oriental Ceramics in Osaka 🍁
BlueNote @monetskin - 2017-07-17
Flower-shaped celadon bowls, Goryeo, 12C, The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka // The bowls… https://t.co/rS21HlzXbd
OsakaBob_Official @Bob_OGTB - 2017-07-16
Step into the quiet world of The Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka, where you can admire their… https://t.co/vEgGq0UB3C
John-Paul Stonard @johnpaulstonard - 2017-03-20
From the Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka.
John-Paul Stonard @johnpaulstonard - 2017-03-19
@nickstew_art @JenniferHiggie afraid not - plates are from the Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka, currently in the National Museum, Taiwan
nigel slater @NigelSlater - 2017-02-16
One of my favourite small museums is the Museum of Oriental Ceramics in Osaka. The current… https://t.co/7IRPc4Hmta
Finest Pet Portraits @AnimalPaintings - 2017-01-06
The God of Glazes: A Centennial Retrospective of Ceramicist Miyagawa Kozan: Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka.. https://t.co/zhoe93NKLL
Kate @Katelovescolour - 2016-11-25
I went to the Museum of Oriental Ceramics and Nakanoshima Park today and both were amazing! #Osaka https://t.co/lftdUSgThc
Ceramic Review @ceramicreview - 2016-07-06
In #Osaka? This show at The Museum of #Oriental #Ceramics sounds like a must-see; https://t.co/ZcgX26A9No #Japan https://t.co/f7tVTB27tK
The Japan Times: A&E @japantimes_arts - 2016-05-11
‘Miyagawa Kozan Retrospective’ at the Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka https://t.co/fUOWqM6r2n
buy deluxe reviews @DeluxeReviews - 2016-04-27
Korean ceramics from the Museum of Oriental Ceramics, Osaka https://t.co/jhHAOsKENu https://t.co/JCqgcYJeAR

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