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Katakura Silk Commemorative Museum (片倉シルク記念館)

Memorial Hall

A museum located within the Katakura Industry's cocoon warehouse at their Kumagaya workshop, the last silk factory, which introduce the actual process used to produce the silk reeling machines and raw silk used in the factory and the life inside the factory. Visitors can see the actual machines that were used as well as a memorial gallery and the state of the warehouse as it was when operational. In 2007 it was designated as a site of Heritage of Industrial Modernization.

place

Saitama Kumagaya-shi Hongoku 2-135 (Honjo / KumagayaArea)

phone 0485224316
place

10:00-17:00(Latest entry16:30)

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Details

Address
Saitama Kumagaya-shi Hongoku 2-135 [map]
Area
Honjo / KumagayaArea
Phone
0485224316
Hours
10:00-17:00(Latest entry16:30)
Closed
Monday, Tuesday, and others There may be days when the facility is closed.
Fees
[Admission fee]Free
Credit Card
Not available
Smoking
Not available
Wi-Fi
Not available
Note
Temporary closure:Currently closed (information as of June 15, 2020)
*Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes (may be closed during typhoons)
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Yes (No to the 2nd floor due to stairs)
Infant friendly
Yes (in the case of a baby car, it is not possible due to the stairs to the 2nd floor)

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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