みそ作り体験館 BY HANAMARUKI みそ作り体験館 BY HANAMARUKI



Spectacular view of the grand mountains of the Southern Alps
Handmade Miso Experience Center

Located in a scenic location surrounded by the Central and Southern Japanese Alps mountains,
the Handmade Miso Experience Center opened to celebrate the 100th year of the Hanamaruki company.
The intention is to give visitors a better understanding of the potential of miso and the secrets of its flavor.
The beautiful Center depict mountains lightly dusted with snow;
this is a place where visitors can get hands-on experience making miso
with a magnificent view of the natural landscape of the Japanese Alps in the background.

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Handmade Miso Experience Center received numerous architecture and design awards in Japan and overseas.

< Awards list >

  • World Architecture Festival Awards 2018


    ー Production energy and recycling -Completed Buildings Department Finalist


    ー Small Project of the Year Department Finalist

  • DFA Design for Asia Awards 2018 Merit Award
  • JCD Design Award 2018, Public Living Space BEST 100
  • Japan Architecture of the year 2018 Selected by the JIA, Architecture of the year 2018 (BEST 100)
  • DSA Design Award Selected Prize 2018, Selected by Business/ Service space
  • The Illuminating Engineering Institute of Japan, Good Lighting Award 2018

Flow at Handmade Miso Experience Center

At the Handmade Miso Experience Center,
visitors not only get hands-on experience making miso,
they also have an opportunity to learn about miso and tour the adjacent Ina Factory.
Here is the flow of the Handmade Miso making workshop

Facility Overview

Name Hanamaruki Handmade Miso Experience Center
address 2701 Nishiminowa,Ina-shi,Nagano 399-4501 Japan
Open Days Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday (second and fourth) 10:00AM – 3:00PM
(closed on public holidays)
Individual Guests / 
Group Guests
Fee
Fee
(including tax)
For an adult making one 2kg portion of Miso 2,000 yen
For two adults making one 2kg portion of Miso 2,800 yen
For three adults making one 2kg portion of Miso 3,600 yen
  • ※For “two adults making one 2kg portion of Miso” and “three adults making one 2kg portion of Miso”, reservations are taken only by phone call.
  • For each set of Miso purchased, two children (ages 12 and younger) may participate free of charge.
    In the event two children will be participating, please make a reservation in advance by phone call.
    (For more than two children, there will be an additional fee and recommend the purchase of an additional set of Miso)
  • ※Children (ages 6 and younger) cannot participate for safety reasons.
  • ※The miso (2kg) prepared by participants will be aged in a dedicated Fermentation Chamber and delivered to the owners.
  • ※The shipping free is included in the Experience fee.
Hours Start Time: 10:00AM / 1:30PM Note:
※Two separate sessions a day
Length of Workshop About 120 minutes (including factory tour)
Capacity Up to 20 people
(per session)
Date and Time for Starting Accepting Applications Midnight, first day of the month that is three months prior to the month of the session
Deadline for Closing Applications Seven business days prior to the day of the session
※ Applications will be closed as soon as a session is full.
Parking Lot Reservation is required
(20 spots).

Access

By Car:

About 3 hours on the Chuo Expressway from Tokyo

About 2.5 hours on the Chuo Expressway from Nagoya

About 5 minutes from the Ina Interchange on the Chuo Expressway

By Express bus:(Get off at “Ina Inter Me” or “Ina Bus Terminal” express bus stop.)

About 3 hours and 25 minutes from Shinjuku (Busta Shinjuku) to “Ina Inter Mae” stop on Chuo Express Bus Ina Line.

About 3 hours and 15 minutes from Nagoya (Meitetsu Bus Center) to “Ina Bus Terminal”.

◎Approximately 10 minutes by car from the “Ina Inter Mae” bus stop.

◎ Approximately 15 minutes by car from the “Ina Bus Terminal” bus stop.

By Train:(Get off at Ina-shi Station or Ina Kita Station on JR Iida Line.)

About 3.5 hours from Tokyo (Take Chuo To Line and Iida Line from Tokyo.)

About 3.5 hours (Take Chuo Sai Line and Iida Line from Nagoya.)

About 15 minutes by car from Ina-shi or Ina Kita Station.

Ina City, where the Handmade Miso Experience Center is located, is a certified eco-friendly city.

Located in the southern region of Nagano Prefecture, Ina City is bordered by the South and Central Japanese Alps mountains.
The Tenryu River and Mibu River run through the center of this certified eco-friendly city, established by its rich nature, history, and culture.
The city is full of tourist attractions, including the cherry blossoms of Takato Castle Remains Park, which has a reputation second to none, and the Southern Alps National Park.

Ina City Tourism Association HP

Reservations and Inquiries about the
Handmade Miso Experience Center

Note: To check the details or cancel a reservation, click here.

Please contact us by phone
for the following guests

Guests in wheelchairs or trolleys,
or those who need assistance,
or from Educational Institutions
For two or three adults to make one 2kg portion of Miso
For two children participating for one purchased set of Miso

0265-95-12609:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on weekdays
(closed on Saturdays, Sundays,
and national holidays)

※ Note: Please make sure you are dialing
the correct phone number.