The Towel Museum

Art Museum
This is a specialist towel museum located in Japan’s leading towel production area, Imabari City, Ehime Prefecture. Housed within a building reminiscent of a European castle there is also a 33,000 square meter European style garden with flowers blooming throughout the year. Inside the museum visitors will find a whole range of items on display made out of towel and cloth by the writer, painter and product designer Atsuko Matano. Visitors can also take a look around the place where towels are made and have their own unique embroidery stitched into a towel they’ve purchased. There is also a shop which sells Shikoku souvenirs with a focus on towel products.

Spot details

Address
Ehime Pref. Imabarishi Asakurakami
Phone
0898561515
Hours
9:30-18:00 * Last entry to the paid gallery is until 17:30
Closed
2022/1/13, 2022/1/20
Fees
[Admission fee] [Adult] 800yen [Junior and senior high school students] 600yen [Elementary school students] 400yen
Parking Lot
Available
Credit Card
Available(VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX)
Smoking
Available
Wi-Fi
Available
Vegetarian Menu
Available (advance consultation required)
Halal certified
Yes (prior consultation required)
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes
Estimated stay time
60-120 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available
Pet friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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  • So many towels
    5.0 Reviewed:2019.05.28
    I thoroughly enjoyed this place - it was very interesting and had a great stock of towels. I wished that I had of purchased some to bring back home.
  • Amazing Towel Art
    4.0 Reviewed:2018.11.07
    Went to Imabari Towel Museum as part of our One Day Bus Tour. As we entered the museum we were guided to go straight to the fourth floor where the towel museum was located. We saw how...
  • Textiles and shopping
    3.0 Reviewed:2018.07.29
    We went to this museum as part of a tour. It seem quite far away and isolated from the town. If you like textiles, then it would be an eyeopener on what textiles can do. There are many nice picture...

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