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The Instant Ramen Museum

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Address: 8-25 Masumicho, Ikeda 563-0041, Osaka Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 72-752-3484
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Wed - Mon 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: Yes

Dedicated to ramen noodle cups, the museum showcases the mind-boggling...

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.

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Instant ramen actually has a larger cultural impact than may be expected: Momofuku Ando developed them in order to reduce the food shortage in post-war Japan, and many Japanese... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Instant ramen actually has a larger cultural impact than may be expected: Momofuku Ando developed them in order to reduce the food shortage in post-war Japan, and many Japanese consider them to be their country's greatest invention. This is a short and free museum with examples of the company's products and information about Ando himself. The highlight of the museum... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum shows the birth place of ramen, and it was really interesting, and interactive. There were many drawers and doors to open to learn about instant noodle, and it felt like an exploration mission. The best part was of course to create your own instant noodle! It's also a good souvenir to bring back! At the end of the... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was more fun and more educative than I expected. Apart of making your own Instant noodle cup, there were two main stations that will lead you to the history of instant noodles invention by Mr. Momofuku Ando. The first one is the research shack that show the inside story of chicken ramen. The second one is the cup... More 

Thank Mong K
Singapore River, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is just an average hangout place for adults. But great for kids. They can also try their hand on painting a noodle cup and then have some instant noodle sealed in the cup. Definitely fun for the kid. The chicken soup noodle was written as chikin in the old days, just as how Japanese wrote in katakana

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Osaka, Japan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The thrill is gone. That has to be the theme for the ramen museum. Did the "make ramen noodles" with a large group, and it was interesting.... But just nothing above "hey let's mix some flour with some per-packaged spices and run it through a pasta press".... If you're crazy into ramen, then this place is mecca... but otherwise...

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unleash your creativity by designing your very own ramen cup and selecting your own ingredients at an affordable price. The entrance to the Ramen museum was free. Customise of your own Ramen cup when you're there is at an affordable 300yen. The expiry date of the contents is a month from the date of creation. The staffs were sweet as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

The most fun part was to design our own cups (art supplies provided), select which ingredients and watch our personal cup noodle being made in front of us! The huge wall display of the entire history of the many different types and flavours of cup noodles was also fascinating! Another plus point is the delicious Ippudo ramen just a stone's... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Its far from the city area but its worth to visit. Something different. its near the subway station and Ippudo Ramen is on the way too!!

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

After a failed visit to the Yokohama Instant Ramen Museum, we knew we had to pay a visit to the Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen Museum in Osaka. Since it was raining on the day we had planned to visit Fushimi Inari in Kyoto, we switched our plans and went to Kuromon and the Instant Ramen Museum. Unlike the Yokohama museum,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Woke up early as we are visiting THE MOMOFUKU ANDO INSTANT RAMEN MUSEUM -booked the chicken Ramen factory- ramen making session online. -500 jpy for adult -300 jpy for children up till 12 years old. -booked in advance as this attraction is very popular. -however, you can go early and try to standby for the 0930 am slot as there... More 

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