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Mint Museum

1-1-79 Temma, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0043, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6351-5361
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Good nuseum

Best part is, it costs you nothing!! For those history buffs you’ll love this, it was a great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
John S
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Cherry Blossoms

This is a great place to visit to see the beautiful late flowering cherry blossoms. There are lots... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2018
NameMim
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Tour the facility that produces Japanese coins and medals of honor and visit the historic coinage museum year-round. If you visit during the spring, you might catch the cherry blossoms on the Mint's 400 cherry trees.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good42%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“sakura season” (10 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:45 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1-1-79 Temma, Kita-ku, Osaka 530-0043, Osaka Prefecture
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"cherry blossom viewing"
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"full bloom"
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"sakura season"
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"food stalls"
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"open to the public"
in 4 reviews
"sakura trees"
in 5 reviews
"game stalls"
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"local street food"
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"free admission"
in 4 reviews
"great displays"
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"entrance gate"
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"selfie sticks"
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"end of march"
in 2 reviews
"kansai area"
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"both sides"
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"avoid the crowds"
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"visit japan"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best part is, it costs you nothing!! For those history buffs you’ll love this, it was a great setting next to the river. The staff were friendly and had good English.

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Reviewed 14 June 2018

This is a great place to visit to see the beautiful late flowering cherry blossoms. There are lots of people but because you can only go one way through the cherry blossom trees it is easy to see. It is an easy walk, From here...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

after fulfill my energy with eating italian food in osaka, i want to continue my trip in this town, so i am going to this place, i think i just can see a museum like another museum in another place, but its different, in this...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Visited here today and while there was only a spattering of Cherry Blossoms (it's a very early season, so to be expected). After wandering the grounds that you are allowed access to I was getting excited to enter the actual museum section because ALL of...More

1  Thank JustJessPerth
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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

This year the cherry blossom season in Kansai area is several days earlier than usual, so we missed the peak season. However, there is still quite a lot of cherry blossom at the mint museum field. The museum was not open on the day that...More

Thank skydownkuo
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

We had good luck that Mint Museum park was opened before its schedule, the visit is very satisfied, we saw many kinds of Cherry trees showing their different colors at it full bloom. The form, the color and the size are all different and they...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

Here you will find variety of Sakura and Sakura is blooming more slowly than anywhere else, there should be about 50-60 trees. After watching cherry blossoms You can also visit the Coin Museum. free admission.

Thank Akibaman
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

We were there for the last day for the gate opening at 10 am with many other people. For the next 20 minutes we had the most wonderful walk enjoying the flower display and taking many pictures. For those that way inclined, there was also...More

Thank Pierre664
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

I stayed at Kyoto, but even the late-blooming Cherry Blossoms(Sakura) were over at Ninnaji Temple, Haradanien Garden, Nijo Castle, Hirano Shrine, and Heian Shrine in Kyoto. But, I visited Japan Mint in Osaka and it was still great with a variety of late-bloomers. This is...More

Thank mabei0123
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We booked our tickets too early and missed the earlier than usual hanami period which was 1-2 weeks ago, but the japan mint cherry blossom viewing is perfectly later in this week! It is open from 10am to 9pm, if you want to see it...More

2  Thank Calleryana
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weiyien c
1 March 2017|
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Response from 旅好きじいさん | Reviewed this property |
Guide tour is held at the Museum. Mainly inside of the museum, So garden walk during the season of Cherry blossom walk thru is not expected.
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Ryan P
29 January 2017|
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Response from 旅好きじいさん | Reviewed this property |
There is 3km from JR Osaka station to the destination. Alternative plane is use Tanimachi-subway from Higashi-umeda to Higashi-morimachi, and the walk 15 min. Near by you can see Osaka-jou castle.
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Response from 429Happy | Reviewed this property |
From memory it was free. The shop sold many interesting items. The walk along to the museum was picturesque and interesting. You could take pics on the foyer, lovely clock. It is closed on public holidays in Japan. I would... More
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