The National Museum of Ethnology (Minpaku) is a research center for ethnology and cultural anthropology.
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Minpaku Access Map

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Minpaku access guide

■ When arriving via Senri Chuo Station

● Osaka Monorail * Please check here if arriving via Kadoma City or Saitonishi.

Nearest station From nearest station to Minpaku
Bampaku-Kinen-Koen Station (Main Line) It is a 15-minute walk, via the Natural and Cultural Gardens Central Gate

An admission fee is required to visit the Natural and Cultural Gardens. The fee is waived, however, if you purchase your Minpaku museum ticket from the ticket machine at the gate.

Higashiguchi Station (Saito line) 15-minute walk

You can visit Minpaku without walking through the Natural and Cultural Gardens (for which an admission fee applies).

● Hankyu Bus (No. 112 for Hankyu Ibaraki-shi Station) * This bus only runs on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

Nearest bus stop From nearest bus stop to Minpaku
Nihon Teien Mae (Japanese Garden) stop It is a 15-minute walk

You can visit Minpaku without walking through the Natural and Cultural Gardens (for which an admission fee applies).

● Taxi * Taxis can drive into the parking lot at Nihon Teien Mae

Nearest parking lot From nearest parking lot to Minpaku
Nihon Teien Mae (Japanese Garden) parking lot It is a 5-minute walk from Nihon Teien Mae (Japanese Garden)

You can visit Minpaku without walking through the Natural and Cultural Gardens (for which an admission fee applies).

■ When arriving via JR Ibaraki or Hankyu Ibaraki-shi Stations

● Kintetsu Bus for Osaka Hospital or Mihogaoka (Nos. 24 or 25)

Nearest bus stop From nearest bus stop to Minpaku
Nihon Teien Mae (Japanese Garden) stop It is a 15-minute walk from Nihon Teien Mae (Japanese Garden)

You can visit Minpaku without walking through the Natural and Cultural Gardens (for which an admission fee applies).

Hankyu Bus No. 113 for Senri Chuo * This bus only runs on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

Nearest bus stop From nearest bus stop to Minpaku
Natural and Cultural Gardens and Nihon Teien Central Gate It is a 5-minute walk from Natural and Cultural Gardens and Nihon Teien Central Gate

You can reach Minpaku without paying to pass through the Natural and Cultural Gardens.

● Taxi * Taxis can drive into the parking lot at Nihon Teien Mae

Nearest parking lot From nearest parking lot to Minpaku
Nihon Teien Mae (Japanese Garden) parking lot It is a 5-minute walk from Nihon Teien Mae (Japanese Garden)

You can visit Minpaku without walking through the Natural and Cultural Gardens (for which an admission fee applies).

■ Arriving from a distance

● By Shinkansen

Major stations From major stations to Minpaku
From Kyoto (via Kyoto Station) (If arriving via JR Ibaraki or Hankyu Ibaraki-shi Stations, for details, see.)
From Osaka (via Shin Osaka Station) (If arriving via Senri Chuo Station, for details, see.)

● By Airplane

Major airports From major airports to Minpaku
Osaka International Airport (Itami Airport) (If arriving via Senri Chuo Station, for details, see.)
Kansai International Airport (If arriving via Senri Chuo Station, for details, see.)
(If arriving via JR Ibaraki or Hankyu Ibaraki-shi Stations, for details, see.)

■ By Car (Use the Suita Interchange, if taking the expressway)
Nearest parking lot From nearest parking lot to Minpaku
Nihon Teien Mae (Japanese Garden) parking lot It is a 5-minute walk from Nihon Teien Mae (Japanese Garden) parking lot

You can visit Minpaku without walking through the Natural and Cultural Gardens (for which an admission fee applies).

■ By Bicycle, Moped or Motorcycle
   
Bicycles Bicycles are not permitted in Minpaku parking lots and cannot be ridden inside the park.
Motorcycles (including mopeds) Motorcycles (including mopeds) can be parked outside the Nihon Teien Mae (Japanese Garden) parking lot but cannot be ridden inside the park.

Guide Map (Expo'70 Commemorative Park)

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