Kurita Museum

A beautifully landscaped 24-acre park whose carefully designed buildings house one of the finest and largest collections of Imari and Nabeshima porcelain in the world. Other exhibits include historical and archaeological information. There is also a small atelier and a climbing kiln near the base of the hill, and a working (but off-limits) potters’ village behind the sprawling complex. The gift shop inside the gates offers ceramics of greater distinction and quality than the huge, A-frame gift shop across the large parking lot.

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Information

  • Direction: walkers can take the JR train one stop east to Tomita, then walk back west along Old Route 50 and turn right across a railway overpass toward a cluster of black brick and white plaster buildings easily visible and well signposted on a hill
  • Open Hours: Open daily except at New Year's 10AM to 5PM (6PM on Sundays and holidays)
  • Checkin: no info
  • Checkout: no info
  • Price: Admission ¥1550 per adult

Contact

  • Address: Komaba-cho 1542
  • Phone Number: +81 284-91-1026
  • FAX: no info
  • URL: http://www.ansible-japan.com/kurita0/index_e.html
  • Email: no info

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