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A comprehensive museum of Seto ceramics

Seto-Gura Museum

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The Gallery of SETO-GURA, a comprehensive museum of the Seto Pottery is located on the second and third floors of “SETO-GURA,” a composite facility that includes a hall, restaurant and pottery shop.
So that visitors can experience Seto, the town of pottery, the second floor displays reproductions of buildings (coal-fired lime kilns, factories, the former Owari-Seto station, pottery shops, etc.) symbolizing the <20th Century of Seto> theme period which showed the most dramatic changes in Seto pottery history. Actual tools people used for pottery making, designated as Important Tangible Folk Culture Properties, are also displayed here. A “Mo 750” type steam engine (No. 754), once used on the Seto Line, welcomes visitors at the entrance of the museum, inviting them to enter the world of the <20th Century of Seto>.
The history of Seto pottery is introduced on the third floor. A major distinctive features of this museum is its series of displays showing changes in pottery from ancient times to the present day.

Access From Nagoya Station to Sakae Station on the Subway Higashiyama Line – Fujigaoka direction (approx. 3 mins, 200 yen), express train from Sakaemachi Station to the last stop on the Meitetsu Seto Line – Owari Seto direction (approx. 30 mins, 450 yen), approx. 5-minute walk
Opening hours 9:00-18:00(entry closes at 17:30)
Admission fees Adult: 500 yen,Senior high student/university student/elderly aged 65 or over:300 yen, Free of charge for junior high students and children
Closed Year-end and New Year holidays,The Gallery of SETO-GURA is temporary closed once a month.
Time of tour(s) Approx. 60 mins
Address 1-1 Kuratokoro-cho, Seto City
TEL 0561-97-1190
H P http://www.city.seto.aichi.jp(JAPANESE)

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