Historic pottery town Tokoname has museums to convey the spirit of its manufacturing culture.

Clay obtains water, is given a useful form, and passes through fire to become ceramics.
Explore the many-faceted world of clay and ceramics at INAX hands-on museums.
See, touch, feel, learn, and create.
Experience the thrill of clay and ceramics in hands-on classes, exhibitions, and workshops.
Exciting events and fun-packed activities await you.

Shop & Restaurant

Museum Shop

Original INAX MUSEUMS merchandise and other items imparting richness to your every day. As gifts for friends or souvenirs of your visit.

□Open: 10:00am〜5:00pm

Pizzeria la fornace

Authentic wood-fired pizza and local seasonal fish and vegetables. Enjoy lunches, teatimes. Available for parties, as well.


weekdays 10:00am〜6:00pm
weekends/holidays 10:00am〜9:00pm

Every Wednesday(open in the case of a holiday) , New Year holidays
Reservations & inquiries 0569-34-8266


1-130 Okuei-cho, Tokoname-shi,
Aichi Prefecture 479-8586 Japan
TEL: +81-(0)569-34-8282
FAX: +81-(0)569-34-8283

■Downloading of the museum pamphlet

Facility Guide  pdf pdf(267KB)   (for print)


10:00am〜5:00pm (Last entry: 4:30pm)


Every Wednesday(open in the case of a holiday) , New Year holidays

□Admission (tax inc.)

Adults: \600; high school & university students: \400; elementary and junior high school students: \200
senior citizens age 70+: \500; disabled persons: free; group discounts available



From Meitetsu "Tokoname Station" or Centrair Central Japan International Airport:
Take Chita Bus bound for "Chita Handa Station." Get off at "INAX Live Museum-mae" and walk 2 minutes

<Car>(Parking available for buses and private cars)

About 6 minutes from Meitetsu Line "Tokoname Station"
About 10 minutes from Centrair Central Japan International Airport (Exit expressway at "Rinku IC")
About 7 minutes from "Tokoname IC" on Centrair Line Expressway
About 15 minutes from "Handa IC" on Chita-hanto Road Expressway

INAX MUSEUMS are cultural facilities operated by LIXIL Corporation


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