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National Museum Of Art And Science Museum Osaka Japan
Japan

The National Museum of Art is a subterranean Japanese art museum located on the island of Nakanoshima, located between the Dojima River and the Tosabori River, about 5 minutes west of Higobashi Station in central Osaka.

The Osaka Science Museum is located between the Dojima River and the Tosabori River, above Osaka's subterranean National Museum of Art. Opened in 1989, the museum was constructed to mark the 100th anniversary of Osaka City. The construction was funded through a 6.5 billion yen donation toward building costs from Kansai Electric. Its theme is "The Universe and Energy" and it was opened in 1989. Before the war a similar museum opened in 1937. It was known as the Osaka City Electricity Science Museum and it was both the first science museum and the first planetarium in Japan.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Museum_of_Art,_Osaka

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osaka_Science_Museum

 

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