At the facilities of ceramic manufacturers, you can see changes over time from retro tableware to products employing the latest technology, and you can also learn techniques from the creation of raw materials to painting with glaze. Experiencing painting with glaze and choosing souvenirs at the shop are some of the most enjoyable things there.
Phone: Noritake Craft Center; Tel. (052)561-7114 (English spoken)
Hours open to visitors: 10:00-17:00 (enter by 16:00). Shops are open until 18:00.
Admission Fee: \500
How to apply: Advance booking is not necessary.
Availability of English-speaking personal: No English-speaking guide is available. (English pamphlets are available.)
Restrictions to be observed at factories: In the factory, smoking and taking photographs are prohibited.
Closed: Closed on Mon. (When Mon. falls on a national holiday, closed the following day.) & New Year's holiday.
15-min. walk from JR Nagoya Sta. or 5-min. walk from Subway Kamejima Sta. on Higashiyama Line.
3-1-36, Noritake-Shinmachi, Nishi-ku, Nagoya, Aichi.