• Kamigata Ukiyoe Museum Tickets
  • Kamigata Ukiyoe Museum Tickets
  • Kamigata Ukiyoe Museum Tickets
  • Kamigata Ukiyoe Museum Tickets
  • Kamigata Ukiyoe Museum Tickets

Kamigata Ukiyoe Museum Tickets

Situated south of Dotonbori, the Kamigata Ukiyoe Museum is the only museum in the world dedicated to showcasing Kamigata Ukiyoe from the late Edo to Meiji periods, originating in Osaka. Dive into the realm of Ukiyo-e woodblock prints and explore their artistic process. These prints have earned global acclaim and are showcased prominently in The British Museum. Experience the lively Kabuki actors portrayed in prints that bring Dotombori's performances to life. Explore what sets Kamigata Ukiyo-e apart from other styles. Marvel at prints adorned with gold, silver, and copper powder, adding a touch of brilliance to the art. Book Osaka Kamigata Ukiyoe Museum Tickets through TicketsToDo and enjoy a vacation to Japan with your loved ones. Children aged 0-6 can enter free.

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Last Updated: 22nd Apr 2024
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Opening Hours:

Monday Closed
Tuesday 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Wednesday 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Thursday 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Friday 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
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  • Distinctive Print Collection: Explore a unique collection of ukiyo-e prints showcasing the favored art form of Japan's Edo period. These prints vividly portray daily life, famous figures, landmarks, and mythical creatures.
  • Kamigata Region: This museum spotlights prints specifically from the Kamigata region, encompassing Osaka and Kyoto. This approach offers insights into the area's unique cultural fabric and history.
  • Interactive Exhibition: Engage with a variety of interactive exhibits featuring live demonstrations of historic printing techniques and the chance to don costumes inspired by ukiyo-e prints. 
  • Visual Presentation:  Immerse yourself in well-curated, appealing, captivating exhibits. Informative labels and multimedia displays enhance the experience by providing contextual depth and additional information.
  • Cultural Retreat: The Osaka Kamigata Ukiyoe Museum is educational and provides a peaceful place to relax and enjoy traditional Japanese art, offering a calming break from the city's busy pace.

What To Expect

The Kamigata Ukiyoe Museum in Osaka is a captivating entryway into the traditional Japanese woodblock prints, known as ukiyo-e. The museum houses a collection of 10,000+ Kamigata ukiyo-e pieces comprising prints, paintings, and books. From the Edo period to the Meiji period (1868-1912), it features artworks by renowned Kamigata ukiyo-e artists like Shunko, Shunsho, and Toyokuni.

Upon entering the Kamigata Ukiyoe Museum, visitors are transported to an era when ukiyo-e prints were at the forefront of artistic expression. Visitors can explore diverse Kamigata Ukiyoe prints, encompassing Kabuki actor portraits, everyday life scenes, landscapes, and beyond. The museum also boasts an extensive assortment of Kamigata Ukiyoe-related books, manuscripts, tools, and materials integral to printing.

Unlike other ukiyo-e museums scattered across Japan, this institution dedicates itself to the Kamigata area, encompassing both Osaka and Kyoto. This curated approach offers visitors a deeper understanding of the region's cultural intricacies, historical evolution, and the distinct artistic trends that have shaped its identity.

The Osaka Kamigata Ukiyoe Museum stands out for its interactive exhibits. Guests can experience traditional woodblock printing by creating their own Kamigata Ukiyoe prints. Additionally, workshops and demonstrations held throughout the year offer visitors insights into the history and techniques of Kamigata Ukiyoe.

Before departing, visitors can delve into the museum store, where a curated selection of souvenirs, prints, and art-related merchandise await. This final touch provides a way to carry the essence of the Kamigata Ukiyoe Museum's experience beyond its walls.

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Know Before You Go

Operating hours: 

  • Tuesday to Sunday: 11:00 am - 06:00 pm.
  • Last entry: 5:30 pm.
  • Closed on: Every Monday.


1-6-4 Namba, Chuo-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka 542-0076
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  • What is the Osaka Kamigata Ukiyoe Museum known for?

    The Osaka Kamigata Ukiyoe Museum is renowned for its extensive collection of Kamigata ukiyo-e prints, offering a unique perspective on traditional Japanese woodblock art from the Kamigata region.

  • Can I buy Kamigata Ukiyoe Museum admission tickets online in advance?

    Yes, you can purchase your admission tickets online in advance through TicketsToDo.

  • Are photography and filming allowed inside the museum?

    No, photography and filming are not permitted inside the exhibits. 

  • Are there interactive activities for visitors?

    Yes, the museum offers interactive workshops and demonstrations that give visitors a hands-on experience of traditional woodblock printing techniques.

  • Is there a museum store?

    Yes, there is a store on the museum's east side where souvenirs, prints, and art-related merchandise can be found. You can visit the shop even if you do not enter the museum.

  • Is the museum wheelchair-friendly?

    No, the museum is not wheelchair or stroller-friendly.