Shinshu Suwa Garasu no Sato

A complex with one of the country's biggest glass shops, an art museum exhibiting works of well-known glass artists, workshop areas where you can experience making glass candles, beads, paperweights, seals and sandblasting as well as a restaurant overlooking Suwa Lake.



Shinshu Suwa Garasu no Sato
2400-7 Toyoda, Suwa-shi

15 minutes by car from the Suwa IC of the Chuo Expressway or Okaya IC of the Nagano Expressway, 10 minutes by taxi from JR Kami-suwa Station.


Admission fee Charge for the art museum only. 800 yen for high-school students and over (700 yen for groups of over 8 people), free for junior-high school students and under.
Working days and hours Apr - Sept/9:00-18:00, Oct - Mar/9:00-17:00
Closings Open throughout the year
Visitor capacity 1,000 visitors
Time required for a tour 30 minutes to 2 hours (depending on the workshop)
Language Japanese only
Reservation Required
Please call the Okaya City Tourism Association
Tel: +81(266)23-4854
Other conditions Reservations can only be made for groups of over 8 people. Workshops are open for smaller numbers at all times.
An interpreter is required, as all explanations will be in Japanese.


Tel: 81-266-57-2000