Usaburo Kokeshi

We provide guided tours of the kokeshi manufacturing process and kokeshi painting experience(charged) and guided tours of "Kokeshi Crafts Gallery" (free of charge) where approx. 1,000 kokeshis are displayed, including old nostalgic ones and prize-winning ones.
揃 manufacturing process tour of Kokeshi
揃 experience of classroom painting (extra charge)
揃 Can also visit "Kokeshi Crafts Center" (free, about 1,000 point display, nostalgic Kokeshi, contest winner, etc.)



Usaburo Kokeshi Co.LTD.
1591 Nagaoka Shinto-mura Kitagunma-gun Gunma Japan

[From Tokyo]
1. Board a Joetsu Shinkansen train at Tokyo station and get off at Takasaki station (approx. 50 min)
2. Board a Joetsu line train bound for Nagaoka and get off at Yagihara station (approx. 20 min)
3. Take a taxi at Yagihara station (approx. 10 min)


Admission fee Free
Working days and hours 8:30AM鐔:50PM (Factory noon recess 12:00~12:50
Closings December 29 to January 4. 工場だけ水曜日休業(Factory Wednesday closed)
Visitor capacity 400 people
Time required for a tour From 40 to 50 minutes(Factory and museum study tour)
Language Japanese, English
Reservation Required
Please call 0279-54-6766 (AM 8:00 - PM4:50) English, please contact by e-mail


Tel: 81-279-54-6766