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Gekkeikan Okura Sake Museum

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247 Minamihama-cho, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto 612-8045, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a big sake fan and am very interested in its history and therefore the museum was very good as well as weeing the architecture of the old factory. If you are only mildly interested in Sake or don't have tons of time to...More

Thank imagier
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The process was interesting until they kept repeating it. The museum was very boring. The only highlight was the free sake bottle given.

Thank TaylorP1284
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was cool to check out a Sake Museum! Found you get some value from the price, a self guided tour and a free bottle of sake. Do get to sample some sake at the end of the tour. There is english on the signage...More

Thank MBMatt1147
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went with my boyfriend just to the musum and I would say it’s worth a visit if you have the time and your all “templed out”. For 400 yen you get a small bottle of sake entrance to the museum and a few samples...More

1  Thank Shanice C
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Small well organised museum with sake tasting and a shop at the end. You are given small free sake bottles with your entry tickets. Lovely pickles made with sake pulp as well. I was expecting a more ‘wet’ museum with demonstrations or even videos to...More

Thank Figs_Olives
Reviewed 12 August 2018

This visit will provide you an orientation on how sake is made, and the history of sake. Although it is a museum, it is not filled with relics - there are historic tools, vats, photos, and other items related to the sake brewing process in...More

1  Thank Monty S
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Our travel agent brought us here after our Suntory tasting and before our lunch. All of the buildings around the area have been restored and it was fascinating to learn about sake.

Thank Sus C
Reviewed 13 June 2018

A small museum, but very interesting. You are given a 180ml bottle of sake each on entering, then at the end enjoy tasting of two diferent sakes plus a sweet liquor.

Thank LorrainePAustralia
Reviewed 17 May 2018

We had never tried Sake, so decided to head down to this museum. Our suggestion if doing it yourself is to take a train (Momoyamagoryo-Mae Station on the Kintetsu Kyoto Line) and then walk a few hundred metres. Use Google Maps or equivalent. It is...More

4  Thank ScottN1422
Reviewed 15 May 2018

This was one of the few Sake experiences I could find in Kyoto that was actually open to the public, which is why I made a special trip here. One thing Kyoto really could do is better embrace Sake tourism. This museum has an inexpensive...More

Thank Lindsay A
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PilotLaw
13 November 2016|
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Response from Kimitaka S | Reviewed this property |
300 Japanese yen (about US$3). All visitors (except the person under the age of 20) can get a small bottle of Sake as a souvenir. This is also included in the entrance.
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19 October 2016|
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Response from Vachintha | Reviewed this property |
Hi... You don't have to book prior to your visit for sake tasting. You can just walk in and purchase the entrance ticket which costs 300 Yen per person. That ticket will grant you access to the museum, Sake tasting and even... More
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Response from Mike W | Reviewed this property |
If Sunday isn't a national holiday it is safe to assume they are open.
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