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.
Address: 3-1-36, Noritake-Shinmachi, Nishi-ku, Nagoya city, Aichi
Phone: Noritake Craft Center; Tel. (052)561-7114 (English spoken)
Hours open to visitors: Craft Center: 10:00-17:00
Sales Location: 10:00-18:00
Restaurants: Lunch/11:30-14:30 Dinner/17:30-22:00(reservation required)
Noritake Garden Gallery: 10:00-18:00
Admission Fee: Craft center: 500 yen
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: Mondays (when Monday is a holiday, close the following day) and New Year holiday season
Directions: 15-min. walk from JR Nagoya Sta. or 5-min. walk from Subway Kamejima Sta. on Higashiyama Line.