Highlights and how to get to the NOUSAKU LAB workshop.

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NOUSAKU LAB is the facility of tin casting workshop located in Takaoka City, Toyama Prefecture.

The casting made in Takaoka City is called Takaoka doki (Takaoka copperware), a traditional handicraft from Toyama Prefecture.

At this facility, we can try hands-on tin casting in this workshop, using sand casting, which is one of the traditional casting methods that has been passed down in Takaoka City.

Workshops require reservations.


Contents

  1. NOUSAKU LAB
  2. Report of the workshop
  3. Reservation method
  4. How to get to the NOUSAKU LAB
  5. Hotels search & reservation
  6. Other tourist spots

1.NOUSAKU LAB

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website

Information

Address:8-1, Takaoka Office Park, Takaoka Shi, Toyama Ken, 939-1119, Japan
Phone:+81-766-63-5080
Holiday:New Year
Open:10:00 ~ 18:00

Fee:1,000 yen ~
parking lot:yes


2.Report of the workshop

We participated in a workshop of ‘Sake cup made by tin’.

The experience fee was 2500 yen / person, and the experience time was about 90 minutes.

Flow of a workshop

・Visit / entry

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We can create our own original tin item in this facirity, such as a paper weight, tray, or sake cup, to take home with us.


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・NOUSAKU LAB

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Video section to learn the process of manufacture of the casting.


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The display section of the wooden patterns to use for the production of the casting.


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NOUSAKU LAB where tin casting workshop is held.


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Samples of products that we can make.


・Tin casting workshop

We look back on the photos for each manufacturing process.

We can experience all these steps.


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This is a picture of melted tin.


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We were able to make it well!


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・IMONO KITCHEN

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In this institution there is a restaurant and a cafe.

Wi-Fi is available on the cafe.


3.Reservation method

Workshops (hands-on tin casting) require reservations.

If you can speak / understand Japanese, you can make a reservation on the Internet.

Reservation site

Reservation method


If you can’t speak / understand Japanese, please call the following number or send an email to the following email address.

+81-766-63-5080

kanko@nousaku.co.jp


4.How to get to the NOUSAKU LAB

The nearest station is JR Takaoka station or Hokuriku-Shinkansen Shin-Takaoka Station.

We recommend you to go by bus or taxi from the station.


■From Osaka (by train)

  Timetable and Route Search

Route Example (From Osaka Station to Takaoka Station)

You need to get on a “LTD. Express Thunderbird”.

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■When you get on a bus from Takaoka Station

Because there aren’t many buses on this route, you must confirm a timetable.

Sekaiisan Bus

■[Timetable]Bound for Shirakawa-go

Bus company:Sekaiisan Bus
Destination:Bound for Shirakawa-go
Boarding bus stop:Takaoka Sta. [Bus stop No.⑦]
Alighting bus stop:Nousaku-mae
Bus fare:420 yen
Time required:About 28 min

Kaetsunou Bus

■[Timetable]Bound for Takaoka Houka Daigaku (Takaoka University of Law)

Bus company:Kaetsunou Bus
Destination:Bound for Takaoka Houka Daigaku (Takaoka University of Law)
Boarding bus stop:Takaoka Sta. [Bus stop No.②]
Alighting bus stop:Takaoka Office Park
Bus fare:440 yen
Time required:About 50 min


■When you get on a bus from Shin-Takaoka Station

Because there aren’t many buses on this route, you must confirm a timetable.

Sekaiisan Bus

■[Timetable]Bound for Shirakawa-go

Bus company:Sekaiisan Bus
Destination:Bound for Shirakawa-go
Boarding bus stop:Shin-Takaoka Sta. [Bus stop No.④]
Alighting bus stop:Nousaku-mae
Bus fare:420 yen
Time required:About 15 min

Kaetsunou Bus

■[Timetable]Bound for Takaoka Houka Daigaku (Takaoka University of Law)

Bus company:Kaetsunou Bus
Destination:Bound for Takaoka Houka Daigaku (Takaoka University of Law)
Boarding bus stop:Shin-Takaoka Sta. [Bus stop No.③]
Alighting bus stop:Takaoka Office Park
Bus fare:420 yen
Time required:About 30 min


■When you take a taxi

From Takaoka Station:About 4300 yen (about 20 minutes)

From Shin-Takaoka Station:About 3500 yen (about 15 minutes)

・Let’s show a taxi driver the following phrase.

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・If you want to call a taxi, let’s show the following phrase.

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[Phone number of taxi dispatch : Around Takaoka Station]*Japanese text only.


5.Hotels search & reservation


6.Other tourist spots


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