Shiseido Corporate Museum
The museums of cosmetic manufacturers who also pursue spiritual beauty have many amazing art works collected by founders who were obsessed with aesthetic beauty. Artistic Furoshiki or wrapping cloths and folding fans sold at the shops make excellent souvenirs.
Phone: (0537)23-6122 (Japanese only)
Hours open to visitors: 10:00-17:00 (enter by 16:30)
How to apply: Reservation is required in advance if the group tour for 10 or more persons at least a week ahead of the date of your intended visit.
Time required for a factory tour: 1 hr.
Availability of English-speaking personal: No English-speaking guide is available. (Pamphlets in English and Chinese and audio guides in English, French, Chinese and Korean are available.)
Closed: closed on Mon. (open when Mon. falls on a national holiday and closed the following day.), mid-Aug. & New Year's holiday.
5 min. by taxi or 25-min. walk from south exit of JR Kakegawa Station.
751-1, Shimomata, Kakegawa-shi, Shizuoka.