Kamigata Ukiyoe Museum


Kamigata Ukiyoe Museum, the only museum where it permanently exhibits Kamigata Ukiyoe

This place is the only place in the world to permanently exhibit Ukiyoe of Kabuki actors. It is located in front of Hozenji temple.
The exhibition of Ukiyoe can be found on the 2nd and 3rd floor, and multi-purpose room for activities such as drawing Ukiyoe can be found on the 4th floor.
Museum shop, which sells souvenirs such as post cards and Fro-Shiki cloths can be found on the 1st floor.

The Ukiyoe artworks created in Osaka

Kamigata Ukiyoe Museum is located in Osaka Dotonbori by Hozenji temple, which has been closely related to kabuki and Ukiyoe.

The internationally-famous Kamigatae

Ukiyoe may seem to have been more popular in Edo (current Tokyo), but Kamigata (current Osaka and Kyoto) has also been a hub of the artworks in the past.
“Kamigatae” (Kamigata Ukiyoe) was owned by Gogh and famous museums like British Museum and California Museum own many of its artworks.

Experience making your own Ukiyoe on the 4th floor!

There are exhibits of Ukiyoe on the 2nd and the 3rd floor, while the 4th floor is a recreation space to experience making Ukiyoe.
Ukiyoe is made through the process of “drawing”, “carving”, and “printing”; and visitors can experience the “printing” process here at the museum.

The workshop has three levels, consisting of “beginners”, “intermediate”, and “advanced”!

By using the museum-original printing tool, you can print the Ukiyoe with 3 to 4 colors. You will be able to choose from 4 patterns.
Your original Ukiyoe will reflect your character and will be a perfect experience.

Ukiyoe products available at the museum shop

There is a museum shop on the 1st floor, and visitors can visit the shop without paying for the exhibits.
There are Ukiyoe postcards and towels, items with Ukiyoe designs. The designs range from beautiful designs to cute designs for you to choose the perfect gift.

Name of the facility
Kamigata Ukiyoe Museum

1-6-4, Nanba, Chuo-ward, Osaka-shi


Nearest station
■Namba Station (Osaka Metro Midosuji line, Osaka Metro Sennichimae line, Osaka Metro Yotsubashi line, Nankai line, JR line)▶10 min. walk
■Osaka Namba station (Kintetsu line)▶3 min. walk

Business hours
11:00-18:00 (Entrance closes at 17:30, and museum shop closes at 19:00)

Regular holiday
Monday (If Monday is a holiday, the museum will be closed on Tuesday)

Admission fee
Adults: 500 yen
Elementary & Middle school students: 300 yen
Handicapped individuals: 300 yen (ID required)