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The Instant Ramen Museum

8-25 Masumicho, Ikeda 563-0041, Osaka Prefecture
+81 72-752-3484
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Learning more about the Humble Ramen ( instant noodles).........

This is not just a museum to learn more about the history of the humble instant noodles but also... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
via mobile
Exciting for kids and adult

Very small museum. But we get to make our own cup noodle which we can bring back. Our family... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Singapore, Singapore
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Dedicated to ramen noodle cups, the museum showcases the mind-boggling number of instant ramen flavor variations that have come out over the years and a reproduction of the hut where Momofuku Ando first created them.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good43%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“instant ramen” (52 reviews)
“make your own” (59 reviews)
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8-25 Masumicho, Ikeda 563-0041, Osaka Prefecture
+81 72-752-3484
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is not just a museum to learn more about the history of the humble instant noodles but also get involved in making one too. Buy an empty ramen cup, draw your own designs on it, fill it up with allocated amount of ingredients &...More

Thank Travelove58
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very small museum. But we get to make our own cup noodle which we can bring back. Our family enjoyed the whole process. A must go if you have kids. They will thoroughly enjoy the trip. However, it may get quite crowded. When I was...More

Thank Bunnyng
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is not huge but sufficient to excite both kids and adults. There is a wall of all sorts of instant noodles that ever made and even one that was made for astronaut to enjoy while exploring the outer space. The most interesting interactive...More

Thank HaDa2000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome. Just awesome. So much is put into something I wouldn't usually think twice about - instant noodles. It's small, but interactive and fun (I think!) for all ages :) To learn a little more about a different side of Japanese history, please check it...More

Thank mowly03
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Museum is free to enter and then 300yen to make your own. Making your own consists of drawing your own designs on a cup and then picking a base seasoning and 4 other ingredients. They then add the noodles and seal the cup so you...More

1  Thank Teddy2617
Reviewed 7 May 2017

An excellent place to visit when you're in Osaka. We, my mum, dad, teen brother, teen sister, and I, enjoyed our stay here. Coming from Ikeda station, only a few minutes walk to this museum and viola, you could instantly make your own ramen cup...More

Thank 29813riap
Reviewed 3 May 2017

As a group of three 30 year olds, we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves here. Only a short walk from the station this museum has free entry, a small but sufficient history of instant ramen with plenty of interaction, and at the end you can choose to...More

Thank Amanda E
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Was stoked about this museum but when we arrived we found that none of the info was in English except for a pamphlet, and everything was pretty much just for kids.

Thank AnnaFranTravels
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This place is perhaps one of the easiest to find with signs indicating the way from the station itself. It is a short walk, with a good holding area for umbrella which allows you to lock yours, given it chose to rain on us, this...More

1  Thank Tellemike
Reviewed 25 April 2017

A friend wanted to visit this place. I had low expectations but it was actually more interesting than I thought. I wouldn't go out of my way for this, but if you have time to kill, this is pretty cool. Also, we didn't get to...More

Thank Steve L
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Sarah L
how long do people usually spend here?
31 March 2017|
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Response from Terence Y | Reviewed this property |
average about 2-3 hours, including your very own instant noodle cup making
J Radley B
my family and i wanted to visit the instant ramen museum and understand that i have to book in advance. where do i fill up for tour application. would appreciate the advise
5 December 2016|
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Response from NGO A | Reviewed this property |
No need for advance booking. You can walk in, if really crowded just need to queue n wait.