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Ino-cho Paper Museum

Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Surprisingly Fun

I had more fun than I thought I would. I can't be sure, but I think this is the factory museum for... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2016
Walnut Creek, California
Quite fun, nice shop

This can be reached by tram or a half hour drive from Kochi. There are only really two rooms, one... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2016
Hong Kong, China
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“paper”(6 reviews)
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Ino-cho Paper Museum opened in1985 with the purpose of promoting “Tosa Washi”.At the museum we exhibit the history and culture of washi, its raw materials and its tools. We have Washi demonstrations, papermaking program and retail shop.We also offer...more
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110-1, Saiwaicho, Ino-cho, Agawa-gun 781-2103, Kochi Prefecture
+81 88-893-0886
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

Kochi is famous for its paper, and the Ino Paper Museum helps you understand exactly what goes into making this incredible paper. There are so many displays showing the product of Tosa Washi paper beginning with the raw branches, the breaking down to fiber, cooking,...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2017

You can attend the class to make your own paper. It was a funny and cool experience. There are also a lot of paper product for you to buy. I recommend to all the people who visit Kochi.

Thank JaniceAuYeung
Reviewed 5 November 2016

The guide demonstrated how to make paper thru an interpreter. We took turn to practise on our own. We also learnt the history of paper and were shown the museum's collection. The shop within the museum was a fun place to shop for souvenirs. We...More

Thank vdsl90
Reviewed 5 April 2016

I had more fun than I thought I would. I can't be sure, but I think this is the factory museum for a paper manufacture. The museum is pretty small and can be covered in half an hour, but the highlights include an exhibit where...More

Thank Spikeehair
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

This can be reached by tram or a half hour drive from Kochi. There are only really two rooms, one of interesting things made from paper and one covering the paper making process. There are more English notes for the former than the latter, although...More

1  Thank occhiolist
Reviewed 14 September 2015

This museum exbits Japanese tradional paper, washi, making. Paper made in this region is called "Tosa-washi". Tosa is the name of a former province. Paper making in Tosa has long history. Paper making industry in Ino is traditional industy. Some local made efforts to modernise...More

1  Thank Masatoshi K
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