One drop of the “Shizuku tea” served at the Tea Musuem in Hoshino Village (also known as the home to Gyokuro refined green tea) will make you reexamine tea. Savor tea noodles, tea leaf rice, tea gruel and more at the Hoshino Tea Room inside the museum. Gifts are also available at the museum, ranging from Hoshino Gyokuro to a number of other teas, matcha flavored yokan (a jellied sweet), and Hoshino ceramics. Experience leaf kneading and roasting at workshops held during the tea festival! Workshops available during the Spring Holidays in early May, early June, and the festival for first tea of the season.
*About the Museum: Area – about 1,000 square meters (over 10,760 square feet)
*Accessibility: Wheelchair ramp; wheelchair-accessible bathroom; guide dogs permitted; assistance in Japanese sign language available (with advanced notice); discounts available for persons with disabilities.
|Address||834-0201 10816-5 Hoshino Village, Yame City, Fukuoka|
Hoshi no Furusato Foundation
|Fees||Admissions (with tea service): Adults – 500 Yen; Elementary School Students – 300 Yen|
|Parking||Available: 35 vehicles|
|Access||By car – 1) one hour drive from JR Hainudzuka Station; 2) 50 minutes from the Yame Interchange off the Kyushu Expressway; 3) 50 minutes from the Haki Interchange off the Oita Expressway|
|Times Available||10am – 5pm|
|Genre||Museums and Resource Centers (History and Culture)|
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