There are many kind of museums in Hanshin area(from Osaka to Kobe).
You can enjoy arts. Please visit some museums.
Osaka city
OSAKA MUSEUM OF HISTORY THE MUSEUM OF ORIENTAL CERAMICS, OSAKA
Introduces the more than 1350-year history of Osaka as an urban center. Puts on display ceramics from China, Korea and Japan including the world renown Ataka Collection.
Osaka city
THE OSAKA MUSEUM OF HOUSING AND LIVING THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF ART, OSAKA
Introduces the changes in Osaka and how people lived from the Edo Period to the modern times of the Showa Era. Houses modern artworks from Japan and abroad. Holds numerous exhibitions, etc.
Toyonaka city Ikeda city
OPEN-AIR MUSEUM OF OLD JAPANESE FARM HOUSES IKEDA RAKUGO MUSEUM
Park-like setting with reconstructed farmhouses from various parts of Japan Permanent exhibit of the Kamigata art of story-telling of Ikeda, which was one of the prominent stages of classical story-telling in the Osaka area.
Ikeda city
IKEDA CITY MUSEUM FOUNDATION OF HANKYU-GAKUEN IKEDABUNKO LIBRARY
Introduces the colorful history and culture of Ikeda including Kagyuro library. Houses a collection of some 220,000 books and magazines about the Takarazuka Review, Kabuki, etc.
Ikeda city
ITSUO ART MUSEUM THE MOMOFUKU ANDO INSTANT RAMEN MUSEUM
Puts on display some 5,000 calligraphic works, ceramics and other pieces pertaining to the Japanese art of tea ceremony, etc. Experience the importance of the discovery of instant ramen noodles through its history.
Suita city Kobe city
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF ETHNOLOGY, OSAKA JAPAN HYOGO PREFECTUAL MUSEUM OF ART
Puts on display a rich diversity of daily life articles used by peoples from various regions around the world. Has a permanent exhibit on writers from Hyogo besides showing artworks from Japan and abroad and planning exhibits.
Kobe city
HAKUTSURU FINE ART MUSEUM TAKENAKA CARPENTRY TOOLS MUSEUM
Puts on display Oriental artworks from their permanent collection once in each spring and autumn. Methodically collects and houses handmade tools used by carpenters in Japan.
Kobe city
THE GREAT HANSHIN-AWAJI EARTHQUAKE MEMORIAL DISASTER REDUCTION AND HUMAN RENOVATION INSTITUTION KOBE CITY MUSEUM
Disaster prevention institution that memorializes the experiences and lessons of the Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake Houses archeological and historical artifacts from Kobe including ancient maps, etc.
Kobe city
KOBE ARTISTS MUSEUM KOBE CITY KOISO MEMORIAL MUSEUM OF ART
Introduces artworks of artists from Kobe. Puts on display oil paintings, sketches and prints done by Ryohei Koiso, a western-style artist from Kobe.
Kobe city
KOSETSU MUSEUM OF ART
Houses, swords, Buddhist statues, paintings, tea utensils, etc.
Amagasaki city Nishinomiya city
AMAGASAKI CULTURAL CENTER EGAWA MUSEUM OF ART
General cultural facility equipped for concerts, shows, art exhibits, etc. Houses classical artworks from Japan and China including ink paintings, master works, tea utensils, etc.
Nishinomiya city
KUROKAWA INSTITUTE OF ANCIENT CULTURES HAKUSHIKA MEMORIAL MUSEUM OF SAKE
Houses calligraphic works, swords, old coins, mirrors, roof tiles and other artifacts from Japan and China. Introduces Japanese sake through literature and handicrafts.
Nishinomiya city
THE TATSUUMA COLLECTION OF FINE ARTS OTANI MEMORIAL ART MUSEUM, NISHINOMIYA CITY
Opens to the public archeological artifacts and the works of Tessai Tomioka. Introduces modern artworks by Shoen Uemura, Ryuzaburo Unehara and others.
Nishinomiya city
NISHINOMIYA SHELL MUSEUM NISHINOMIYA CITY MUSEUM
Puts on display 5,000 seashells of 2000 species from all over the world. Introduces the history and culture of the Nishinomiya area.
Itami city
ITAMI CITY MUSEUM ITAMI CITY MUSEUM OF ART
Introduces the history and folklore of the Itami area. Houses the satirical prints and oil paintings of Honore Daumier.
Itami city
KAKIMORIBUNKO LIBRARY
One of the three largest collections of haiku poetry in Japan with books, standing and hanging calligraphic works, paper strips, etc.
Takarazuka city
TAKARAZUKA CITY OSAMU TEZUKA MANGA MUSEUM TESSAI TOMIOKA MUSEUM
Introduces the history and life work of comic book artist Osamu Tezuka who created Astro Boy. Puts on display the paintings, calligraphy and unfinished works of Tessai Tomioka.
Ashiya city
KYOSHI MEMORIAL MUSEUM ASHIYA CITY MUSEUM OF ART & HISTORY
Introduces and memorializes the achievements of the poet Kyoshi Takahama. Houses artworks of artists tied to Ashiya and cultural properties from the area.
Ashiya city Tamba city
EMBA MUSEUM OF CHINESE MODERN ART TAMBA CITY UENO MEMORIAL MUSEUM
Houses Chinese ceramics, paintings, embroideries, handicrafts and other artworks from the late Qing Dynasty to the present. Houses modern Chinese ceramic bowls and plates, paintings, contemporary art, etc.