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Muraoka Sohonpo Youkan Museum

Muraoka Sohonpo Youkan Museum opened in March 1984 next to the Muraoka Sohonpo Ogi-Honten shop after renovation of a brick-built storehouse for sugar which was built in 1941.
The museum has a lounge on the first floor and an exhibition room on the second floor. We introduce the manufacturing process and history of youkan through videos, exhibit panels and photos. Items on exhibition include tools, packages, and labels from various times and ingredients such as sugar, beans and kanten (agar).
This is the best collection of history and culture on youkan.

Access

861 Ogi-machi, Ogi-shi, Saga 845-0001 (In front of Suga Jinja Shrine)

By train
2 km north from Ogi Station on JR Karatsu Line
By car
1 km north from the Ogi-Chubu Intersection on Route 203
By bus
1.2 km north from Ogi Bus Center on Showa Bus Karatsu-Saga Line (via Taku)
200 m north from Kamimachi bus stop on Showa Bus Saga-Ogi Line (via Chugoku)
Parking
Parking space (for cars): Available (on-site and nearby)
Parking fee: Free
Parking of tour buses (large or medium-sized): Possible (on-site and nearby)
Parking fee for tour buses: Free

Admission

Admission fee Free
Working days and hours 8:00 - 17:00
Closings Open throughout the year
Visitor capacity 50
Time required for a tour 30 min.
Language Japanese
Reservation Required
In case of groups
Tel: +81-952-72-2131
Fax: +81-952-72-2132
Reservations Page: http://www.m-youkansiryoukan.jp/dantai_form.htmExternal site: a new window will open (Japanese) 
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Contact

Tel: +81-952-72-2131
Fax: +81-952-72-2132