Miyajima Traditional Crafts Center

Shop and Exhibition Center

The traditional craft of Miyajima has the history for 200 years.
It has been exhibited. This was established because of the training of successors.
People’s works under activity have been exhibited in exhibit rooms now.
There are practical room and a training room, etc.for the training of successors.
This is the place where you can learn the history and traditions of Miyajima through
hands-on experiences.
The Miyajima Traditional Handicrafts Center is a three storybuilding.On the first floor,
visiters can see and buy displays of traditional Miyajima handicrafts.
Engraved trays, engraved tea utensils, clay bells, and papier-mache are a few of the
items on display.
On the second floor, you can try making Momiji Manju (maple leaf shaped waffle).
On the third floor, you can create your own Shakushi (rice scoop)&Miyajima-bori
Carving. Instructors are available to assist you with your projects.

Participation Requirement
To participate in the hands-on activities, you must have a group of five or more. Up to 40 people can attend at one time.

Opening Hours
8:30 – 17:00 (Hands-on Activity opening Hours: 9:00 – 16:00)

Closed
Mondays From december 29 - January 3 (If a national holiday falls on a Sunday or Monday, the crafts hall will be open on Monday

Point of Contact
To make a reservation for a hands-on activity please contact the Miyajima Traditional Handicrafts Hall;
   E-Mail:info@miyajimazaiku.com

Fees for Hands-on Activities(Admission Free)

Momiji Manju Making

Fee for Momiji Manju Making
¥756 (including a souvenir)
(Approximate time required:1hour)

Shakushi Making

Fee for Shakushi Making
¥324 (including a souvenir)
(Approximate time required:1hour)

Miyajima-Bori Making

Fee for Miyajima-bori Making
¥1,620 (including a souvenir)
(Approximate time required:1hour)

※The fees should be payed by CASH on site.
※Reservations are necessary to participate in an activity. (You can make a reservation up to one year in advance.
 Reservations should be made no later than one week before your visit.

Momiji Manju Making Fee: ¥756 (including a souvenir); (Approximate time required:1hour)

1 Step
You bakede Material

2 Step
You packed using a branding iron.

3 Step
Your Momiji manju is completed.


Shakushi Making  Fee: ¥324 (including a souvenir); (Approximate time required: 1hour)

1 Step
You choose a Shakushi

2 Step
You design using a branding iron.

3 Step
Your Miyajima-Shakushi is completed.

Miyajima-bori Making  Fee: ¥1,620 (including a souvenir); (Approximate time required: 1hour)

1 Step
You choose a Obon

2 Step
You design using a branding iron.

3 Step
Your Miyajima-Bori is completed.