Osaka Furitsu Kokusai Jido Bungakukan (Osaka Prefectural International Childrens Literature Hall)
Osaka Furitsu Kokusai Jido Bungakukan (The Osaka Prefectural International Childrens Literature Hall) collects and houses information related to children's literature in Japan and other countries. The collection includes books, magazines, manuscripts, original pictures, literary magazines, picture cards, posters and leaflets. Individuals, organizations and institutions including publishing companies have donated much of this material. At the hall, visitors wishing to study children's literature can view reference books and microfilms. The children's room has a unique Island of Books, areas of tatami matting, and tables and chairs to allow visitors to enjoy reading in an informal atmosphere. On warm days, reading and picture card plays can be enjoyed on the lawn outside.'
Address: 1-2-1 Aramoto Kita, Higashi, Osaka-shi, Osaka
Admission Fee: Free
Closed: Mondays (if the Monday is a national holiday, the following day), 2nd Thursday, New Years holidays (Dec. 29-Jan. 4), maintenance period (around February)'
[Walk]Kintetsu Keihanna line /Aramoto Stn./ 5-min. walk