Marukin Soy Sauce Museum

Marukin Soy Sauce Museum © Iry

Marukin Soy Sauce Museum

Marukin Soya Sauce Museum is a museum showing a history of production of soya sauce, a Shodoshima’s local specialty. The museum building with a steep rafter roof is a renovated say sauce factory, designated as a National Tangible Cultural Property. The museum explains the soya sauce production process along with vats and tools, which helps you learn the history and process of soya sauce production. The museum shop sells many different varieties of soya sauce as well as Shodoshima specialties such as somen (thin wheat noodle) and olive products. It is a convenient place to find souvenirs. You are recommended to taste one of specialties, soy-sauce-flavored soft server ice cream.

Except Summer vacation period (from 20th July to 31th August) and (16th October to 30th November), they close at 16:00. From 4th January to the end of February it is only opened for appointment.


You can access the museum by car or by bus. By car, it is a 3 minute drive from Sakaide Port, 10 minutes from Kusakabe Port, 20 minutes from Ikeda Port, 30 minutes from Tonosho Port and from Fukuda Port, and 40 minutes from Obe Port. By bus, it is a short distance walk from Shodoshima Bus/Sakaide Route ‘Marukin-mae’ stop.

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Description: Marukin Soy Sauce Museum

Sights Marukin Soy Sauce Museum (マルキン醤油記念館)
Address 1850 Noma Ko, Shozu-gun Shodoshima-cho, Kagawa
Phone / Fax Phone: 0879-82-0047 / Fax: 0879-82-6875
Duration 1Hour(s)
Business Hours Monday:09:00-16:30
Closed dates Specific dates NEW YEAR'S HOLIDAY Low / Off Season
Admission Fee Pay admission: 210yen
Recommended Season
Spring (March - May)
Summer (June - August) Autumn (September - November)
Recommended target Family Couples Groups Child (ages 7-17) Adult (ages 20+) Single traveller

Map: Marukin Soy Sauce Museum