Mosaic Tile Museum, Tajimi

Museum / Science Museum
This tile museum is in Kasahara-cho, Tajimi City, Japan's leading mosaic tile production area. They have an array of displays, including a huge collection of domestic tiles from the Showa period, descriptions of the manufacturing process and tile history, and the latest in tile information. The building itself is a must-see. Designed by the world-renowned architect Terunobu Fujimori, it's inspired by a saidojo pottery clay pit. You can also try your hand at making original accessories at their workshop.

Spot details

Address
Gifu Pref. Tajimishi Kasaharachou 2082-5
Phone
0572435101
Hours
9:00-17:00(Latest entry16:30)
Closed
Monday (The next day for Public holidays), New Year's Holiday
Fees
[Admission fee to view] 310yen
* 20 people and above groups 250yen, Free for high school students and younger
Parking Lot
Available(180spaces)
Credit Card
Not available
Smoking
Not available
Wi-Fi
Available(MOSAIC_TILE_MUSEUM_Tajimi)
Note
Temporary suspension:Closed until May 25, 2020 (Information as of May 21, 2020)
* Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes
Average budget
[Lunch] 1-1,000yen
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes (about 90 minutes when working)
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available
Pet friendly
Not available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

Review

  • Great architecture and fun for making photo frames
    5.0 Reviewed:2018.09.07
    Visited this place with family 2 years old child. Have all kids facilities like strollers can be taken in side have kids diaper changing room and elevators.Museum is nice and building architecture...
  • Fun and interesting
    5.0 Reviewed:2018.08.09
    The architecture of this museum is pretty unique, the top floor is just amazing. Interesting to watch all kind of ceramic tiles, the process of manufacture and then the commercial applications and...
  • interesting building architecture
    3.0 Reviewed:2018.05.07
    Start at the top and work yourself down. I really expected more, like more turkish and spanish tiles. Theres a bonus for DIYers and kids, as on the first floor you can pick out the pieces and...

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