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[Facility] Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum

[Hours] 9:30-16:30
[Hols] Mid Aug, year-end hols

  • Wheelchair Movement
  • Guide Dogs
  • Universal (Wheelchair Friendly) Toilets
Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum

Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum

The white-walled sake breweries suit well the willow-lined canals in Fushimi, a famous home of sake. Amidst such scenes stands an early-twentieth-century sake brewery now converted into a sake archive. Pass through the lattice sliding door into the entrance to be greeted by the account room dating back to the Meiji period (1868-1912). Once in, visitors can learn about the various tools for the various sake-making processes along with illustrations of the actual work performed. Each era of the sake brewery and its work scenes are displayed stage by stage for easy understanding. Rare exhibits also include sake barrels covered with straw matting as well sake bottles and labels from the Meiji period. (Month checked: 2018.Dec, )

Location 247 Minamihama-cho Fushimi-ku,Kyoto, 612-8660
Tel 075-623-2056
Fax 075-612-7571
Homepage http://www.gekkeikan.co.jp/enjoy/museum/index.html
Access City Bus Kyobashi Alight and 5-min walk, Keihan Chushojima Stn.: Alight and 5-min walk, Kintetsu Momoyama-Goryo-mae Stn.: Alight and walk 8min
Charges [Discounts for disabled] None
[Charge] General public:¥300(with gift), Jnr & Snr High Sch students: ¥100(with gift)* Groups of 15 or more people must contact in advance
Remarks
[Parking] 20 cars, 6 buses
[Wheelchair marked parking] 2 spaces
[Wheelchair friendly toilet]Rear of inner garden outside of facility
[Services] Staff or volunteers provide guided tours/Multi-lingual pamphlet (Eng)
[Entrance inside facility] Side-opening manual door/No intercom
[Movement] No unevenness/Partially equipped with slopes (passageway to inner garden outside of facility)/Passageway is more than 90cm wide
Ramp available for front entrance steps, but best to use other entrance during peak hours. Once inside, no unevenness, though there are some flagstone areas.
Close to dining facilities (wheelchairs friendly toilet)

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