TSUMUGI-NO-YAKATA, a silk-pongee mansion

With a long history of 2,000 years YUKI silk pongee exists

This facility was opened as a Yuki Tsumugi museum in 2006, the 18th year of the Heisei era. Okujun Inc., a wholesaler with a history of more than 100 years, built this facility with the desire to let more people know about Yuki Tsumugi, and its silk fabric production technique, commemorating the 100 anniversary of the company’s foundation. In the facility, there are a material exhibition room, a Yuki tsumugi silk textiles exhibition room, a Yuki Tsumugi products shop, and a craft studio to experience handloom-weaving and dyeing fabric. According to the season, various events such as experiencing how to dye a fabric for Yukata, experiencing how to dress kimonos, a display of Hinadolls, and a display of new Yuki tsumugi works. How about visiting here to see tradition al beautiful craft works?

Recommended Spot

Yui-no-mise, a shop of Yuki Tsumugi
With a desire of having many people see Yuki Tsumugi and know the finesse, this shop sells original designed Yuki Tsumugi.

Hataba-kan, where you can experience dyeing and weaving and take a rest

A display room of Yuki Tsumugi
This is an old house which has withstood the elements for more than 150 years. It is relocated here to use a place for displaying Yuki tsumugi.

INFORMATION

LOCATION 12-2 Yuki, Yuki City, Ibaraki 307-0001
CONTACT Tsumugi-no-yakata
Tel: 0296-33-5633
HOURS 9:30 ~ 17:00 (Please enter before 16:30)
ADMISSION Admission fee: for free
Please note that admission to the material room and experiencing weaving and dyeing is for a fee.
Admission fee: the material room: Adult 200 yen, Student 100 yen. (A group of 30 people or more: Adult 150 yen.)
Experiencing weaving or dyeing: From 1,000 yen for each experience
CLOSED Tuesdays and the New Year holidays
PARKING Available for free
ACCESS (By train) A 10-minute walk from the north exit of Yuki Station of JR Mito Line
(By car)
A 30-minute drive from Sakuragawa-Chikusei IC of Kitakanto Expressway
A 40-minute drive from Sano-Fujioka IC of Tohoku Expressway
A 60-minute drive from Yawara IC of Ibaraki Expressway
WEBSITE http://www.yukitumugi.co.jp/
NOTICE If you want to experience weaving and dyeing, please make a reservation in advance. Experience may not be available in the case you make a reservation on the day of your visiting.
Rental bicycles are available in front of the Yuki Station.

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