What is Aichi Prefectural Ceramic Museum
Nestled besides Ai-Chikyu Hakukinen-koen Park (Also known as Moricoro Park), and surrounded by hills and greenery, Aichi Prefectural Ceramic Museum is one of the world’s leading ceramic museums. The museum opened in 1978 and its exhibitions show the history of pottery from the Jomon period (14,000 B.C. to 300 B.C.) to present day. The collection includes culturally important pieces, overseas works as well as contemporary pieces. In particular, the Tosei-no Komainu dog statue, designated as an important cultural attraction, is not to be missed. In addition, there is a hands-on section where adults as well as children can try their hand at pottery. The cost is 740 yen including materials, and it takes approximately 2 hours for the hands-on experience. There is also a tea house belonging to a local potter and visitors can enjoy a leisurely day at this museum.
The Aichi Prefectural Ceramic Museum is accessible by public transportation. From Nagoya Station, take the subway Higashiyama Line to the last stop, Fujigaoka Station. There, transfer to the Aichi Kosoku Kotsu Tobukyuryo Line (Also known as Rinimo) and get off at the Tojishiryokan Minami-eki Station. The museum is a 600m walk from the station.
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|Sights||Aichi Prefectural Ceramic Museum (愛知県陶磁美術館)|
489-0965 Aichi, Seto-shi, Minamiyamaguchi-cho 234
|Phone / Fax||Phone: 0561-84-7474|
|Closed dates||Monday NEW YEAR'S HOLIDAY|
|Admission Fee||Pay admission: 400yen|
Spring (March - May)Summer (June - August) Autumn (September - November) Winter (December - February)
|Recommended target||Family Couples Groups Infant & Toddler (ages 0-6) Child (ages 7-17) Adult (ages 20+) Single traveller|
Map: Aichi Prefectural Ceramic Museum