Iwachu Tekkikan

Other Factory Tour / Demonstration
A theme-park style Nanbu ironware factory located in Minamisenboku, Morioka City, Iwate Prefecture. Visitors can view a gallery of Nanbu ironware dating back 400 years and take a tour to view the ironmaking process free of charge. The adjoining shop sells old-fashioned Nanbu ironware and a variety of ironware souvenirs. In recent years, the shop has come to offer a variety of products designed to meet the needs of modern lifestyles while making use of traditional techniques, and its modern designs and colorful cookware are particularly popular.

Spot details

Address
Iwate Pref. Moriokashi Minamisemboku 2-23-9 map map Map
Phone
0196352505
Hours
8:30-17:30
Closed
Tuesday, New Year's Holiday
Parking Lot
Available(20spaces)
Credit Card
Available(VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, UnionPay)
Smoking
Not available
Wi-Fi
Available
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available
Pet friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

Review

  • Iwachu Ironworks for Nanbu Ironware Self-Guided Tour
    4.0 Reviewed : 2017.05.16
    Iwachu Ironworks is one of the several major ironware manufactures in the prefecture of Iwate. Their ironware is well-known all over Japan as “Nanbu Tekki (Ironware)” from the name of the feudal day...
  • 伝統工芸のお土産屋さん
    3.0 Reviewed : 2019.03.16
    場所が分かりにくいです。大きなスーパーの裏手にあります。お店は普通の広々とした土産物屋さんで、伝統工芸の南部鉄器やそのキーホルダーなどが置いてあります。店に併設されている工場では職人さんが鉄器を製造していました。博物館というほど説明が整備されているわけではなく、工場の中を覗く感じでした。おみやげ品は他のお店よりも安かったです。
  • 団体さん向け
    3.0 Reviewed : 2019.02.13
    岩鋳の製品が欲しいとわかっているのなら、品数が多いので便利だが、他の製造者のものも見たいと思うのなら、市内の店を覗くほうがいいだろう。天気が悪い日に行くのはいいかもしれない。

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