Museum where kids can learn through play
Kids Plaza Osaka is the first museum in Japan dedicated to child education. Founded in July 1997, our basic philosophy is that children learn while playing and having fun nourishes creativity and awakes new potentials to personal development. Kids Plaza Osaka is always ready to provide kids with amusing facilities and new surprises and thrills every time they visit. Since our opening, more than 400,000 guests from every region in Japan (mainly from Kinki region's 6 prefectures) visit annually.
Play and Learn
Our exhibitions, programs, and staff support children's learning.
Exhibitions - Touch and feel - Children interact with exhibitions through five physical senses.
Programs - Workshops - Our programs help expand creativity and sensitivity through handicrafts and experiments.
Staff - Interpreters - Our staff is here to introduce exhibitions, programs and give short speeches to trigger children's curiosity and interest.
Volunteer interpreters system - Kids Plaza Osaka collaborates with volunteering staff to operate our facility. Currently we have about 330 active members.
Our concept of a learning process at Kids Plaza
Safe and friendly children museum for families, schools, kindergartens, preschooler and child clubs.
Kids Plaza Osaka is an "experienced oriented" children museum that welcomes all families to come, play and learn. We are destination of excursions and field trips from schools, kindergartens and preschools. In addition, our education activities are well suited as replacement for regular school classes.
Have fun with your family
We hold various exhibitions and many workshops suitable for whole families. Even adults will like to try them out. Furthermore, our interpreters will advice visitors on how to play safely and comfortably. Parents and children can participate together, bonding and improving mutual communication.
Do not be afraid to visit us with a baby or a toddler. The building has milk bars (nursing room). Some toilet units are equipped for changing diapers and showering. Baby strollers are also available to borrow free of charge.
Rest area for adults
Wooden tables, chairs and benches are available here. It is a space for adults to rest and relax.
Indoor security and safety
Kids Plaza Osaka is a completely indoor facility. This makes accidents and interaction with strangers much less likely. Also the schedules are not affected by weather conditions. Exhibitions and facilities are particularly designed to prevent injuries, so that you can relax and let your children play without worrying.
Kids Plaza Osaka
Ogimachi 2-1-7, Kita-ku, Osaka, 530-0025 Japan
Osaka Education Foundation Public Corporation Kids Plaza Osaka