Omaka Aviation Heritage Center was opened in 2006.
A collection of planes from World War I and II, e.g.
- Curtiss Models F Flying Boat
- Airco DH.4
- Thomas-Morse S-4 "Tommy Scout"
- Messerschmitt Bf 108
- Lockheed Hudson
- de Havilland DH.98 "Mosquito"
- Curtiss P-40N Kittyhawk "Gloria Lyons"
- Supermarine Spitfire Mark XIV (Griffon-powered variants)
- Focke-Wulf Fw 190
as well as military uniforms, logbooks, photos, letters.
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Osaka Castle was built at the end of the 16th century, made of wood, on two embankments of earth and hewn stones, surrounded by a moat. It was destroyed and rebuilt many times, currently it is a concrete reconstruction of the 17th-century Osaka Castle. There are 13 buildings in the castle, the main of which is a five-story tower.
The castle covers an area of over 6 hectares and is surrounded by 106 hectares of an open park.
Currently, a historical museum called Osaka Castle Museum operates inside the castle.
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The Otago Museum opened to the public in 1868.
The museum presents, among others: Maori artifacts, moa eggs, a collection of spiders and arachnids, Japanese armor, sharp weapons from India, ancient coins, Islamic ceramics, There are over 1.5 million objects from all over the world.
The museum has an interactive science center divided into two parts, one deals with physics and technology and the other covers the Tropical Forest with live flora and fauna, including hundreds of butterflies.