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As a project to commemorate the 120th anniversary of the founding of Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry, EMCI was established by OCCI in June 2001, as Japan’s first unique Museum to introduce entrepreneurs who greatly contributed to developing modern industries of Japan as well as to supporting the people’s livelihood.
The main exhibition area introduces 105 entrepreneurs from Osaka, by era and by industry, including such founders of Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. Ltd. known for its ‘Panasonic’ and also of Nisshin Shokuhin Co. Ltd. that developed the world’s first instant noodle. Come and directly feel their enterprising spirit - lofty ambition, abundant ideas, keen insight, unique points of view, ingenuity and contrivance, will to carry through etc.
With visitors from more than 110 countries around the world since the opening, EMCI has gained public favor, as seen from comments such as: “One hour of visit has taught us much about the process of Japan’s modernization or history of Japan’s industries” or “greatly encouraged and inspired by feeling entrepreneurs’ enthusiasm.”
OPEN HOURS AND ADMISSION
Admission until 30 minutes prior to closing time.
FOR GROUP VISIT
Tour Guide (in Japanese only) is available per group for over 10 people up to 160 people; reservation is needed.
Sample group tour schedule (Total approx.90 min.)
Lecture of “entrepreneurial spirits” and selected entrepreneurs’ achievements with power point presentation at your request.
“The origin of the entrepreneurship of Osaka”
Provided a guide per about 10 - 20 people. Explain selected entrepreneurs, for example, MATSUSHITA Konosuke of Panasonic, ANDO Momofuku (inventor of instant ramen noodles) of Nisshin foods etc..
RESERVATIONPlease e-mail us following information:
E-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
5 minutes’ walk from Sakaisuji Hommachi station (K15) #12 or #1 exit: subway Sakaisuji line and Chuo line.
Please park at business Innovation Center Osaka parking B2
SIGHTSEEING BUS PARKING:
Please park at Osaka Castle Park Jonan Bus Parking
The Entrepreneurial Museum of Challenge and Innovation
B1 floor, Business Innovation Center Osaka,
1-4-5 Hommachi, Chuo-Ku, Osaka
TEL: 06-4964-7601 / FAX: 06-6264-6011