Kitchoan Museum

Art Museum
This art museum was founded by Minamoto Kitchoan, a Japanese confectionery and maker of complex treats like Suikanshuku (dried persimmons stuffed with white sweet bean paste) and Gozenguri (chestnut dumplings). The founding principle was a desire to have more people see and admire pieces gathered as dishes for sweets. It holds pieces by master potters like Kitaoji Rosanjin and Miyagawa Kozan's Makuzu ware. It is located on the second and third floors of the main shop, found a 10-minute walk from Okayama Station south on Shiyakusho Dori Avenue. In addition to their permanent exhibit of Okayama's traditional craftwork Bizen ware, and they also display a variety of tea ceremony utensils and utensils used for cha-kaiseki (meal served before the tea ceremony). The museum shop also sells items with designs based on the work of Kitaoji Rosanjin and Makuzu Kozan.

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10:00-17:00 (Admission until 16:30)
1st Mar. (open for public holidays), New Year's Holiday, Exhibition change Sunday
[Admission fee]Adults600yen(tax included), Elementary/Junior High School Students300yen(tax included)
※Groups(20people and above)480yen
※Senior Citizens(Over 65)480yen
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Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Wheelchair accessible

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN


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