Umekama U-mei Kan

At the Ume-Kama U-mei-Kan Museum, guests from around the world can learn about the history and types of kamaboko with large-screen explanation videos in four languages. Guests can also watch experts crafting traditional art kamaboko, and the process of vacuum-packing products. With a reservation, guests can try their own hand at making their own decorative kamaboko in the shape of a red snapper. Guests can also try a variety of kamaboko samples, including Toyama's unique kombu kelp-wrapped or red-wrapped kamaboko.



Umekama U-mei Kan
482-8 Mizuhashi Kainazaki, Toyama City, Toyama 939-3552 Japan

By car: 25 minute from Hokuriku Expressway Toyama I.C.
10 minutes from JR Mizuhashi Station


Admission fee Factory tour: Free
Kamaboko making workshop: 1,400 yen
Working days and hours Working days and hours: Weekdays and Saturdays 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sundays and public holidays 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Closings Every Wednesday, national holidays and from November 20 to January 7
Visitor capacity Visitor capacity: 4-30
Time required for a tour Content: Factory tour and 40 minute workshop making decorative Kamaboko
Language Japanese
English (guidance board, video, pamphlet)
Chinese, Korean (video, pamphlet)
Reservation Required
Advance reservations required by telephone, fax or email no later than three days before visit.
Tel: toll free (only domestic) 0120-108-063
Fax: 076-479-0033
Other conditions Completely barrier-free facility. Shopping is available on Sunday and national holidays.
Arrangements for interpretation must be made by the visitor.


Tel: +81-76-479-1853 or toll free (only domestic) 0120-108-063
Fax: +81-76-479-0033