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Last update:January 23,2015


The Entrepreneurial Museum of Challenge and Innovation


A facility where one can learn of the achievements of 105 entrepreneurs who have made Osaka the stage of their activities, including Konosuke Matsushita of Panasonic and Momofuku Ando of Nissin Food Products. In addition to the main exhibit that symbolizes Osaka, the “City of the People”, which has contributed to socioeconomic growth and improvement of life through a bold challenging spirit and diligent innovation, the museum also presents a number of informational materials such as corporate histories, autobiographies/critical biographies of entrepreneurs and videos of interviews. Exhibitions and audio guides are provided in Japanese, English, Chinese and Korean.

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Osaka Sangyo Sozo Kan B1, 1-4-5 Honmachi, Chuo-ku, Osaka

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5-minite walk from Sakaisuji-Honmachi Station of Sakaisuji Subway Line & Chuo Subway Line  (Exit No. 1 and No. 12)


Osaka Castle Park Jonan Bus Parking, 15-minute walk


10:00 - 17:00 (admission until 16:30),
on Wednesdays: 10:00 - 20:00 (admission until 19:30)
Closed Sunday, Monday, national holidays, O-bon, year-end and New Year holidays

Number of visitors facility can accept

Maximum 80 persons

Visit requirements

Please make your own arrangements for an interpreter, if possible.

Average visit length

60-90 minutes

Admission fee

Adults: 300 yen
Junior high/high school and college students: 100 yen
Primary school students or younger children: Free (must be accompanied by parents)
People aged 65 years or older and the disabled: 200 yen
Group discount (adults): 200 yen

Support in foreign languages

Japanese, English, Chinese and Korea

Materials in foreign languages

Audio guide is available in Japanese, English, Chinese and Korean for up to 25 persons


Tel: 06-4964-7601(Japanese only)


Individual -Reservation is not needed.
Group -Reservation is needed
Please confirm the schedule by phone(06-4964-7601). If you reservation is accepted, please fill in the proscribed application form, which is available from the museum home page, and send it by fax(06-6264-6011) or postal mail at least 10 days piror to your visit.

Contact Information about this page.
(When you want to visit the facilities introduced in this list, please apply to each facility directly.)

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Kansai Bureau
International Investment Promotion Division
Address: 1-5-44 Otemae, Chuo-ku, Osaka, 540-8535