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[Facility] Raku Museum

[Hours] 10:00-16:30(Reception ends 16:00)
[Hols] Mon (following day if Nat. Hol.), Late Dec-Early Jan, during preparation for show

  • Guide Dogs
  • Universal (Wheelchair Friendly) Toilets
  • Unevenness (five or more centimeters)
  • Partially Equipped with Slopes
Raku Museum

Raku Museum

Raku ware was first produced in the Momoyama period (1583-1600) by the potter Chojiro I. Tradition has it that Hideyoshi conferred the Chinese character for "raku" on this new ware from his own residence known as "Jurakudai". The Raku pottery is a typical Kyo-machiya house, with bent bamboo fencing and latticed bay window at the front entrance and noren, or shop curtain, billowing within. Next door stands the museum, which displays famous tea bowls, tea-ceremony utensils and documents related to 15 generations of Chojiro potters. (Month checked: 2018.Dec, )

Location Aburahashizume-cho Aburanokoji-dori Nakadachiuri-agaru Kamigyo-ku,Kyoto, 602-0923
Tel 075-414-0304
Fax 075-414-0307
Homepage http://www.raku-yaki.or.jp/
Access City Bus Horikawa Nakadachiuri Alight and walk 3min, Imadegawa Subway Sta.: Alight and walk 15min
Charges [Discounts for disabled] Disabled person: Free* Must present Disability Card
[Charge] Varies depending exhibition (Elementary & Jnr High Sch Students: Free )
[Group charge] 30 or more adults/uni students: 10% discount from normal charge *Snr High Sch students: Normal charge
Remarks
[Parking]4 cars
[Wheelchair marked parking] None
[Wheelchair friendly toilet] Available
[Services] 1 wheelchairs available/Guide dog (except in tearoom)/Multi-lingual pamphlet (Eng)/Multi-lingual guide boards (Eng)
[Entrance] Automatic doors
[Movement]Equipped with slopes in some places/Passageway is more than 90cm wide/Outdoor footwear forbidden all areas of facility (entry possible if wheelchair tires are wiped clean)
*Lobby unevenness, slope from 1Fl lobby to intermediate 1Fl exhibition room, from here on stairs (handrails but no stair lifts), but equipped with slopes to 3Fl from 2nd room on 2Fl

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