Amaminosato - Hands-on experience of weaving Oshima Tsumugi textiles

Try your hand at weaving an original Oshima Tsumugi textile

You can create original works using a hand loom to weave Oshima Tsumugi, the traditional kimono textile.
You can bring your completed Oshima Tsumugi textile back with you on the same day, and use it as a table centerpiece or vase mat. 
Different weaving experiences are available, including the regular "hand weaving" and "hand weaving for beginners" which children can also partake in. There are also different types of weaving looms.

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Basic Information

Meeting place Amaminosato
Address of the meeting place 1-8-1 Nanei, Kagoshima City
Access to the meeting place ・20 minutes from Kagoshima Chuo Station to Taniyama Station by JR train, followed by 15-minute walk (about 5-minute drive)
・30 minutes from Kagoshima Chuo Station to Taniyama Station by Kagoshima City Tram, followed by 20-minute walk (about 5-minute drive)
Required time About 90 minutes
Max. number of participants Up to 2 people
Restrictions [Hand weaving]
For those who are 10 years or older with height of 140 cm or above

[Hand weaving for beginners]
For those who are 5 - 19 years old with height of 120 cm or above
Event fees [Hand weaving]
・Oshima Tsumugi hand loom experience (Includes admission ticket): 4,000 yen (4,400 yen with tax)

[Hand weaving for beginners]
・ Hand loom experience for beginners (Includes admission ticket): 3,000 yen (3,300 yen with tax)
In case of rain or bad weather Available on rainy days
Reservations Required
How to make a reservation Online/Phone
Time span for accepting a reservation Up to 3 days before
Address 891-0122 鹿児島県鹿児島市南栄1丁目8番1号
Address(English) 1-8-1 Nanei, Kagoshima City, Kagoshima Prefecture
Open 9:30am–3:30pm (Last admission 2:00pm)
Season Year round
Telephone Number 099-268-0331
Links Official website of Amaminosato


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