Photo Nakamura Osamu

Information and Map

About the artwork

This beautiful thatched-roof former minka house built in 1924 is reborn as a museum of potteries. On the ground floor, distinguished Japanese potters from across the country have reimagined a traditional cooking stove, washbasin, and bathtub. Visitors are welcome to enjoy local cuisines and delicacies cooked by local women and served in plates and bowls created by these potters. Three tea rooms on the upper floor serve as gallery space as well a comfortable resting space. Ubusuna House has been gaining popularity and attention for its warm atmosphere and the smiling faces and stories of the local women from the mountain village.
【Producer : IRISAWA Yoshitoki / Renovation design : ANDO Kunihiro】

*You can stay overnight in Ubusuna House as a private farmhouse.

Available period:
26 Apr to 10 Nov 2024 except Tue & Wed. (closed during winter)
*Reservations are accepted up to 7 days prior to the desired date of stay.
*Reservations after 13 Jul will be available from 15 Mar.
Adults ¥25,000 (breakfast and dinner included) / Children (6-15 years old) ¥15,000 (breakfast and dinner included) / Infants (5 years old and younger, no meals or bedding) free
Up to 4 persons (limited to 1 group per night, 1 building reserved, reservations accepted from 2 persons)
Please apply using the reservation form. (7 days prior to the desired date of stay)
Living room, irori, bathroom, lavatory, bedroom, parking lot *Cooking facilities are not available.
Check-in and check-out: 
Check-in: 17:30-19:00 / Check-out: 9:00 the next morning
Please pay by credit card at the time of reservation. If you wish to pay by bank transfer, please contact us by e-mail.
Cancellation Fee:
*Accommodation fee of ¥25,000 per person will be charged.
7 days prior to reservation: 50% of the room charge
5 days prior to reservation: 70% of the room charge
The day before or the day of the reservation: 100% of the room charge

Information and Map

Artwork no. T120
Production year 2006
Opening hours 11:00-15:00
Admission Adult: ¥500, U15: ¥250
(Depending on the period, passports for viewing artworks and common tickets may be sold.)"
Area Tokamachi
Village Gannyu
Open dates Open irregularly
Venue 3110 Higashishimogumi, Tokamachi-city, Niigata
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