Maneki-neko (Beckoning Cat Statue) Painting Experience

Seto City is a town known for “setomono” pottery, and has a history of about a thousand years of ceramic ware production.
The city was recognized as Japan Heritage in April 2017 as a production site of authentic Japanese pottery. You can enjoy the unique charms of this pottery production town, including the geometrical design of the “kamagaki,” walls made of kiln furniture.
You can get in touch with the unique culture and history of this town, known for its “setomono” ceramics, through a hands-on experience painting a Maneki-neko (beckoning cat statue), or through a facility where children can play with pottery, clay, and more.

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Highlight The Maneki-neko (beckoning cat staute) painting experience at Maneki-Neko Museum, an easy, hands-on experience in which you can create your own Maneki-neko at the largest Maneki-neko museum in Japan.
Experience content Hands-on experience making "Seto Sometsuke-yaki" painted pottery, a traditional handicraft of Seto City. You can paint various types of Maneki-neko beckoning cat, including a coin bank and a plate. Everyone from small children to adults will enjoy themselves.
Tour style Self-guidedGuided
Price Starting at 300 yen
Payment Method Cash
Acceptable number / Program 30 people / time60 people / day
Publication time Opening Hours 10:00 to 17:00 *Reception time: until 15:00
Time required for Stay , Exprerience Approx. 30 minutes to 1 hour
Closed Tuesdays
Parking Lot Normal-sized cars / 46 spaces Large-sized vehicles / 2 spaces
Merchandise Availability / Food Availability Yes
Receiving target Individuals Groups Observation and training groups Schools
Pamphlet English, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional)Interpretors, tour guides/ Chinese
Reservation(Need / No Needed) Reservations required by phone for groups of 10 or more
Reservation window TEL: +81-561-21-0345 FAX: +81-561-21-0346
Traffic access Approx. 8 minutes' walk from "Owari-Seto Station" of Meitetsu Seto Line
Postal code 489-0821 
Contact address Yakushi-machi 2, Seto City, Aichi Prefecture
Contact information TEL: +81-561-21-0345 FAX: +81-561-21-0346
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