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Taishougarasu Museum

Opens in 27 min: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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A famous glass shop

Went this nice shop and decided to buy a set of wine glasses (see attached photo). Somehow, I... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2017
David H
Union City, California
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Quaint glassware shop

I would say it is a nice quaint place to visit. Beautiful glass items sold in the shop. There are... read more

Reviewed January 13, 2017
Singapore, Singapore
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Jul 13, 2018
“Definitely try the hot work”
Oct 19, 2017
“Recommended to people who love glass artworks”
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1-1-6 Ironai, Otaru 047-0031, Hokkaido
+81 134-32-5101
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Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

There are lots of workshops in other shops making marbles (10min), gluing glass on music boxes, sun catcher etc. But definitely book and try the hot work (making vase / cup) at 1200 degrees. Takes 40 minutes and need to book in advance.

Thank congeon
Reviewed October 19, 2017

The building is old Japanese style. It sells a large amounts of intricate glass artworks, all of which are beautiful. If you are not into glass artwork (just like me), you don't have to spend time walking into the store. You can just stand across...More

2  Thank MingHungH8
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

Went this nice shop and decided to buy a set of wine glasses (see attached photo). Somehow, I misplaced (or lost) it and could not find it now. There is a wine tasting in the back but did not open during our visit. I surely...More

Thank David H
Reviewed May 6, 2017

The accessories and small girly goods were very pretty and cute at Taishougarasu Museum, girls would love it.

Thank Quack H
Reviewed February 17, 2017

Taishougarasu shops are all around the main street in Otaru selling similar but yet different styles of glassware. Service was generally good and lots of different varities - candle holder, kitchenware, sake glass set and decortation items etc.

Reviewed January 13, 2017

I would say it is a nice quaint place to visit. Beautiful glass items sold in the shop. There are also opportunity to attend some hands-on workshop if your timing is good. Nice to go in and take a look if you have the time.

1  Thank quekl
Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

There are probably 5-10 of Taishougarasu Museum around Otaru there was even one by Hilton Niseko Village all selling different glasswork word of caution buy when you see something you like as they all display different stuff

2  Thank daikin
Reviewed December 17, 2016

its traditional art of glass that you can see the beautiful and creative handcraft ! the price is a bit expensive but its valuable !

2  Thank Sugar L
Reviewed June 14, 2016

The famous museum concentrating on good quality glasswares was worth visiting by travellers. The displayed articles were nice but the sale prices were similarly on the high side. Due to limited time on our side, we could not attend any lectures and crafts class at...More

2  Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed October 19, 2015

All the glass here are expensive compared to normal glass products at the same quality, but actually cheaper than the Edo Style ones in Tokyo. But the color used here are better than normal ones! If you find something you like, please do not consider...More

1  Thank Luc J
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