Sake Museum Japan’s One and Only Museum of Sake and Sakura


Kinen-kan is currently closed for maintenance and exhibit change.
Sakagura-kan is open every day except for Tuesdays.
Please check the information page for the upcoming schedule.
Sake Talk

Sake Talk

Explore the world of sake with the curator in charge of the sake reference room. A new article is posted on the 1st of each month.
All About Sakura

All About Sakura

Explore the world of Sasabe Shintaro (1887-1978) who was called “Sakura Otoko”, or the man of cherry blossom trees. A new article is posted on the 15th of January, April, July and October (4 times a year).



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Sake-kun is a Kansai-jin (a person from the Kansai region) who is obsessed with sake. 
He is an experienced sake brewing craftsman.

There are hundreds of surprises about sake. Let's find them all!


Sakurako-chan is a fairy of Sasabe-zakura cherry blossom tree studying about Mr. Sasabe who had tended her.

The more we learn about Mr. Sasabe, the more we like him! As we learn more about sakura, our appreciation
for these beautiful tree grows!