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Kamaboko is a traditional Japanese seafood whose history dates back to the 12th century. The museum has wonderful programs and classes that give you the opportunity to get hands on in making, creating, and tasting your own Kamaboko. While you are...more
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245 Kazamatsuri | Suzuhiro Kamaboko Village, Odawara 250-0032, Kanagawa Prefecture
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Reviewed June 28, 2018

Very informative on all aspects of Japanese fishcake production to merchandising . Hands on great for kids and adults .

Thank manoatruck
hiro s, Guest Relations Manager at Suzuhiro Kamaboko Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for visiting our museum. We have make-your-own Kamaboko (fish cake) classes as well. We hope that we will see you in the near future again!

Reviewed November 19, 2017

nice place to learn about making fishcakes.. classes are about 30mins. good to hang out for about 1hr plus.

Thank joshlty
hiro s, Guest Relations Manager at Suzuhiro Kamaboko Museum, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2017

Thank you so much for coming to our museum. Our classes are changed seasonally to offer guests new and interesting activities. If you have a chance, please come and visit us again. Thank you!

Reviewed August 31, 2017

You can make fish cake which is a Japanese food that's very tasty and goes well just with soy sauce and wasabi. Even if you don't understand Japanese, there is a monitor so it's easy to understand what to do. It smells like fish which...More

2  Thank Jassie0323
hiro s, お客様担当マネージャー at Suzuhiro Kamaboko Museum, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2017

We are glad to hear that you liked the Kamaboko making class. We hope you can come back someday in the future. We brew beer using spring water from the Hakone mountains in front of the museum and it would be a great pair with...More

Reviewed March 8, 2017

Super easy to get to from the Kazamatsuri Station on the Hakone Tozan Railway. We started off by going to the Suzuhiro Kamaboko Honten, which is connected to the station and made our way to the Museum. We made reservations in advance for the age-kamaboko...More

2  Thank tokyoite_94
hiro s, Guest Relations Manager at Suzuhiro Kamaboko Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 27, 2017

Thank you so much for coming. We are glad to hear that you and your family enjoyed the Age Kamaboko class. Thank you for pointing out and telling us of the fact that there is no guidance in English at the Age Kamaboko class. (We...More

Reviewed February 18, 2017

Interesting museum to show you how fish cake was made. You can also participate in the fish cake making class for a small fee. Class is conducted in Japanese. Reception staff was adamant I can only join if I can speak Japanese to the point...More

3  Thank NyaNya24
hiro s, Guest Relations Manager at Suzuhiro Kamaboko Museum, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2017

Thank you for participating in our Kamaboko workshop and we are glad you had a fun experience. Thank you so much for coming. We are always looking to improve the customer experience and appreciate your feedback on how we interact with guests. Our staff is...More

Reviewed January 11, 2017

A visit to this museum was recommend by friends and it was a wonderful time for us. It was conveniently located between the Odawara shinkansen station and the popular Hakone resort area. The Suzuhiro company has a history going back more than a hundred years!...More

1  Thank BambooHiker
hiro s, Guest Relations Manager at Suzuhiro Kamaboko Museum, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2017

Thank you so much for visiting not only Kamaboko museum but also other buildings (restaurants and shops) in Kamaboko Village! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our beer too! What was your favorite? Our Hakone Pilsner received the best award at ALL the...More

Reviewed August 3, 2016

Visited the Suzuhiro Kamaboko Museum / Kamaboko village located near Odawara, which is just over 1 hour from Japan. There are lots of different types of Kamaboko on sale but the best thing is that there are lots of FREE tastings of the different types...More

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hiro s, Guest Relations Manager at Suzuhiro Kamaboko Museum, responded to this reviewResponded December 23, 2016

Thank you for coming! The kamaboko and rice on a stick that you mentioned is one of the most favorite items! This is called "Ottotto rice" and sold at Suzuten store in Kamaboko Village. Next time, please try our award winning beer with the Kamaboko...More

Reviewed January 4, 2016

A very unique museum in a way edible fish products are being presented, featured, made and how modern technologies were used to preserve its taste from when they were cooked during the ancient times. The museum presents a video, in Japanese, as well as showcases...More

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hiro s, Guest Relations Manager at Suzuhiro Kamaboko Museum, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2016

Thank you for coming. We renovated the museum this past October. More Make-your-own classes!! For example, a make-your-own-fried Kamaboko class and a making Kaiseki styled Kamaboko tapas class. We will have English explanations for exhibitions soon. Hope to see you coming back soon.

Reviewed April 12, 2015

A very interesting exhibit including some the possibility of making fishcake. A useful video is also presented. Much of the museum is dedicated to artistic transformations of the fish cake board.More

1  Thank cb1_10
hiro s, Guest Relations Manager at Suzuhiro Kamaboko Museum, responded to this reviewResponded December 23, 2016

Thank you for coming. We started the fish cake board art contest in 1983 to advocate that we can reuse the board for artistic purposes after eating fish cake instead of throwing away. (the board is a key component for fish cake. Wooden board can...More

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