Echizen Washi Village Udatsu Paper and Craft Museum

Other Factory Tour / Demonstration
A traditional craft museum located on Washinosato Street in Shinzaike-cho 9-Chome, Echizen City. The building was originally a papermaking house dating back to the mid Edo period and you can explore the entirety of the traditional Echizen-Washi papermaking technique, which dates back nearly 1500 years. They also hold traditional Nagashizuki papermaking courses that you can attend. The local area has long been known as a papermaking area and includes other facilities such as the Paper and Culture Museum.

Spot details

Address
Fukui Echizen-shi Shinzaikecho 9-21-2
Phone
0778437800
Hours
9:30-17:00 (admission until 16:30)
Closed
Tuesday (open for Public holidays), New Year's holiday
Fees
[Admission fee] Permanent exhibition 200yen, special exhibition 300yen (common with the paper museum)
Parking Lot
Available
Credit Card
Not available
Smoking
Not available
Wi-Fi
Not available
Estimated stay time
0-30 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Yes (there is a slop in the papermaking factory)
Infant friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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  • Echizen Washi Village paper-making experience!!
    5.0 Reviewed:2019.12.31
    My artist daughter found this paper making village and this studio/museum in particular online--Echizen seems to be the region and Udatsu the village in particular. A gorgeous, alpine-like area 90...
  • Udatsu Paper and Craft Museum
    4.0 Reviewed:2016.10.09
    If youre interested in the making of paper, please join these lovely ladies in their museum. I cant speak Japanese and they dont understand English, but their demonstrations helped us to...
  • 江戸中期の紙漉き家屋
    4.0 Reviewed:2020.01.14
    越前和紙の里通りの真ん中に建つ江戸中期の紙漉き家屋の移築復元した工芸館。伝統工芸士が昔ながらの道具を用いて和紙を漉く様子や和紙の天日干しなどが見ることができる場所です。妻入り卯立の家屋が風格あります。

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