8 galleries for exhibitions are there. Our permanent exhibitions on the 2nd and underground floors show the world-wide pottery works from ancient to modern. Special and Themed Exhibitions on the 1st floor shows more various works with well-investigated themes. Also we have Auditorium, Video-Corner, Briefing Room, Library and Restaurant.
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Galleries showing the development of ceramic industry from ancient to the present days are here.
Almost 100 Japanese Pottery Lion-Dogs are shown in this gallery. Those Pottery Lion-Dogs are registered as Aichi Prefectural Ethno-cultural Assets.
Ceramic Craft Studio
It is possible to make pottery and bisque-painting without reservation in this studio. Instructors here, and beginners are welcome!
The Tea House "Tosui-an"
Japanese Tea House “ Tosui-an” is located in the garden of our museum. Here you can enjoy the traditional Japanese tea “ matcha (powdered green tea) ” with “ omogashi (Japanese-style sweets)” in casual table-and-chair ceremony style.
Old Kiln-Sites House
Excavated two old kiln-sites are conserved inside the House. Those two kilns are built in around 12th-13th century.
Reproduced Old Kilns
Reproduced 16th century and 19th century kilns used in Seto and Mino area are there.
Branch Gallery ( in Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, B1F)
We have a small branch gallery in Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art.It shows annual themed exhibition.
Gallery for Rent
A gallery is opened for anyone who wants to use. It provides some display cases and lightning equipments. To use the entire gallery space is available with charge of 11,600 yen per a day, and half space is with charge of 5,700yen per a day.
Please contact to ask more details by phone; +81-561-84-7474.
Noodles, dishes, coffee, tea and various sweets are served. For a group use, reservation is required.
Opening Hours 9:30-30 minutes before the closed time of the museum.
The exhibition catalogues, pottery works by the native artists and souvenirs are available here.