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Niigtata Rice Cracker Museum

2661 Niizaki, Kita-ku, Niigata 950-3134, Niigata Prefecture
+81 25-259-0161
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The word 'museum' doesn't fit this attraction. It is two buildings: a factory and a shop. In the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nick M
Very disappointed

Firstly when u arrived at Niigatta station there's no signage or any info to tell you how to reach... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
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2661 Niizaki, Kita-ku, Niigata 950-3134, Niigata Prefecture
+81 25-259-0161
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The word 'museum' doesn't fit this attraction. It is two buildings: a factory and a shop. In the factory, you can make your own giant rice cracker, which takes about 20 minutes, tops. If the factory is open, you can watch employees make rice crackers....More

Thank Nick M
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Firstly when u arrived at Niigatta station there's no signage or any info to tell you how to reach this venue but luckily I asked the information counter and we got to Take a train to the nearest station which is ard 15 mins ....More

Thank saltlc
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Senbei museum is an attraction more than a "museum". The main attraction was the opportunity to make senbei crackers yourself - first you heat the raw cracker, then you draw your own design on it. It's fun and educational, but really for kids. I was...More

Thank dcpalter
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We had a fun time at the rice cracker museum. We weren't sure what to do when we first entered. We needed to purchase a token from the machine, allowing us to make our own cracker. You can choose from round or heart shaped. We...More

Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 1 April 2017

For Baka Uke senbei fans, this is an interesting, slightly off the beaten track, destination. I tried the senbei making experience, which was pricey at 1500 yen, but a unique experience. The employees don't seem to speak very much English, but even non-Japanese speakers would...More

Thank monica336753
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

The kids can grill at 300 C their own cracker and the paint with Doha sauce and then grill at 400 C. As u have to turn all the time you ll enjoy the temperature.

Thank Fvancaen
Reviewed 8 March 2016

We made a quick stop here to buy some rice crackers. They didn't speak any English and the toast your own rice cracker activity was priced a bit too high for our budget. Instead we bought some big bags of extremely delicious seconds from a...More

1  Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 28 September 2015

The very first place for this tour is Niigata Senbei Okoku (cracker industrial) which is the only one place you can make your own cracker. In that place you can make your own design cracker. When you arrived at Senbei okoku, they will show you...More

Thank Skylark1987
Reviewed 13 July 2015

It was interesting to make the rice cracker by myself! And also you can buy some sweets there. But it's not a place to spent a lot of time. 30 minutes is enough

Thank Dana B
Reviewed 1 July 2014

If you like rice crackers, this is definitely worth seeing even if you don not care much for them. It is a well organized tour for both Japanese and non-Japanese speakers. They have a miniature version of the processing plant as well as a viewing...More

3  Thank MRSJ2MNL
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