Cooking Trial at Miketsukuni Wakasa Obama Food Culture Museum (Mackerel sushi, Temari sushi (ball-shaped Sushi), Decchi Yokan (sweets made of red beans and sugar), Kuzu-manjyu (jam balls covered with

Obama City, once a Miketsukuni, which was a province that presented its produce to the Imperial Court, is a treasure trove of cooking ingredients. It is blessed with plenty of seafood in particular, with which Mackerel sushi and Temari sushi are made. What’s more, the soft and fine Decchi Yokan is a standard Japanese winter sweets and the smooth Kuzumanjyu is a standard Japanese summer sweets in Wakasa.

Highlight Using Obama's wide variety of ingredients, visitors can enjoy cooking seasonal cuisine in groups, etc.
Experience content Groups, etc. can enjoy themselves in the hands-on experience of cooking local dishes including Obama's specialties, Mackerel sushi, Temari sushi, Decchi Yokan and Kuzumanjyu, and more. All of which are also very popular as souvenirs.
Price 1000 yen or more per person * Age 6 and over (Age 6 to 12 need to be accompanied by an adult.)
Payment Method Cash only
Acceptable number / Program 30 People / time60 People / day
Publication time Opening Hours Unscheduled / Reservation in advance required
Time required for Stay , Exprerience 1 hour to 2 hours
Closed Every Wednesday, year-end and New Year
Parking Lot Standard cars / 100 spacesLarge-sized vehicles / 2 spaces
Merchandise Availability / Food Availability Product sales (traditional crafts such as chopsticks)
Receiving target Individuals Groups Observation and training groups Schools * Open to members of the industry
Pamphlet English Interpreters, tour guides: unavailable
Wi-fi Yes
Barrier free correspondence Yes
Reservation(Need / No Needed) Apply by phone to the Food Culture Museum 3 days before an event
Reservation window TEL: +81-770-53-1000 FAX: +81-770-53-1036 Email:
Traffic access 4 minutes by car from Obama Station of the JR Obama Line
Postal code 917-0081
Contact address Kawasaki 3-4, Obama City, Fukui Prefecture
Contact information TEL:+81-770-53-1000 FAX:+81-770-53-1036
Official website