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Seto-Gura Museum瀬戸蔵ミュージアム

Museum / Science Museum

The museum is located on the second and third floors of the Seto-Gura tourist facility, built on the old site of the Seto City Hall. Visitors can learn all about the history and culture surrounding Seto pottery which flourished here and became known as Seto-mono (pottery and porcelain). The museum houses displays which bring to life the work that was carried out at that time including a nostalgic reproduction of the original Owari Seto Station and streetcar, as well as a reproduction of a pottery workshop, called a moro, a coal fired kiln and chimney. There is also an area where you can enjoy some matcha green tea for a fee. A perfect place to relax after wondering around the museum. The nearest station is Owari Seto Station.

place

Aichi Pref. Setoshi Kurashochou 1-1

phone 0561971190
place

9:00-18:00 (Last entry 17:30)

Review of Seto-gura Museum

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2018/10/05 It’s disappointing by being so old style
The city has very limited buzz amid the reputation of being japan’s famous ceramic city... not much happenings, and this museum is a 15-minute in and out. Not much we can say. Store and products are...
Reviewed:2017/06/07 Neither good nor bad
We Japanese sometimes call potteries "Seto-mono".
It was named after Seto city that is famous for potteries.
The old town of Seto city was reproduced inside the museum.
You can also see a wide...
Reviewed:2018/09/09 陶磁器製作がよくわかる博物館
瀬戸蔵の2Fにあり、入場料は大人500円ですが、シルバーやJAF割引もあります。
館内は以外に広く①瀬戸の街の歴史、②陶磁器製作の工場(モロ)ビジュアル展示、③陶器の展示と企画展があり、おススメです。特に各製作過程はビデオで説明され分かりやすい。

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Address

Aichi Pref. Setoshi Kurashochou 1-1 [map]

Phone

0561971190

Hours
9:00-18:00 (Last entry 17:30)
Closed
Monday 1st Irregular holidays, 12/28-1/4
Fees
[Admission fee] General520yen, High School/University/Over 65310yen, Junior High School Students
Parking Lot
Available
※ Free for the first hour. 100yen every hour after that
Credit Card
Not available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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          There is no Station nearby. There is no Bus Stop nearby. There is no Parking nearby. There is no IC nearby.

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          Aichi is a prefecture of great natural beauty with Nagoya city at its heart, a busy hub home to a labyrinth of underground shops and the 17th-century Nagoya Castle. Castles are easy to find in this history-rich prefecture, but the highlight for history buffs has to be the Museum Meiji-mura, where preserved buildings from the turn of the 20th century are displayed in all their grandeur in an outdoor museum.

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