Sake Museum, Toko Brewery

Reference/Local/Exhibition/Literature Museum
This library museum is located in Oh-machi, Yonezawa City, the Kojima Sake Brewery, the producer of the choice sake, Toko. One can learn about the culture and history of sake making through this exhibit displaying the old instruments and records housed in the sake cellar that has been renovated, while preserving the original structure. In the permanent exhibit room, the feudal lord Uesugi Yozan Hall, is displayed materials pertaining to feudal lord Uesugi Yosan, the ancient head of the Yonezawa clan. Here one can learn of his government and character.

Spot details

Address
Yamagata Pref. Yonezawashi Omachi 2-3-22 Yanagi Town Upper Street
Phone
0238216601
Hours
9:00-16:30
Closed
12/31-1/1
Fees
[Admission fee] General350yen, Junior and Senior High School 250yen, Elementary School Students150yen
Parking Lot
Available (20spaces, bus 5spaces)
Credit Card
Available(VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, DC, UFJCard, NICOS)
Smoking
Others (1 smoking area Available)
Note
* Shortened business hours to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection
[Weekday] 9:30-16:00
[Saturday, Sunday, Public holiday] 9:00-16:30
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

Review

  • Interested in Saké? This is for You.
    5.0 Reviewed:2019.05.07
    Tucked away in a small mountain city in Yamagata Perfecture is a hidden jewel. Owned and run by the same Kojima family since 1597, Toko not only makes great saké, they also own this fantastic museum...
  • Excellent buying experience
    5.0 Reviewed:2018.12.26
    This review not so much on the museum (no english captions), but on the store. we had a lovely time trying out and buying all the different sakes. great to have takyubin service as well so we dont...
  • 面白い
    5.0 Reviewed:2020.11.12
    SK-Ⅱ撮影時の映像も見れます。蔵はもちろん、併設のショップ等も良かったのですが、ひっそり飾ってあった、御猪口の陶器の説明がわかりやすく良かったです。

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