Hiroshima has a diverse manufacturing culture. Why don’t you make memories together through making things with your family?
Experience dyeing at “Somerabo”
You can enjoy the dyeing technology of a long-established store that has been founded in Fukuyama City for over 100 years as if it were a chemical experiment.
Why don’t you choose your favorite color from 300 colors to dye shoes, stoles, T-shirts, etc.
Target age: 3 years old and up*Small children can experience with adults. Please contact us directly for details.
Experience traditional crafts Takehara bamboo crafts
Observe the production of bamboo crafts such as bamboo baskets and figurines by craftsmen.
You can also enjoy the “Bamboo Craft Experience” where you can make bamboo crafts such as bamboo baskets and bamboo dragonfly.
Target age: Elementary school students from upper grade*Small children can experience with adults. Please contact us directly for details.
“Etajima ware” pottery experience
A pottery experience of “Etajima-yaki” where the glaze of oyster shells gives out a flavorful milky white color.
Electric potter’s wheel, hand wheel, etc. can be selected.
Target age: Small children can also experience with adults. * Please contact us directly as it varies depending on the experience menu.
Making denim tote bags
The eastern part of Hiroshima is a major production area for domestically produced denim.
Why don’t you make your own tote bag, one and only in the world?
Target age: Since we handle sewing machines, small children can experience with adults. Please contact us directly for details.
Making brushes at Hinosato Kobo
You can see exhibits where you can learn about the history and culture of brushes, and see and enjoy brush-making demonstrations by traditional craftsmen.
You can also experience two of the 12 processes of making calligraphy: “Jomemaki” and “Finishing”.
Target age: Small children can experience with an adult. It depends on the experience menu, so please contact us directly for details.
Experience making soba at the roadside station
At the soba dojo at the roadside station “Toyohira Donguri Village”, you can experience making soba using locally grown buckwheat flour.
Target age: Small children can experience with an adult. Please contact us directly for details.
Hattendo Café RIE CREEME bread making
An experience-based facility in Hattendo, famous for its cream-bread.
You can experience “Wakuwaku Bread Making,” in which creame-bread molded into the shape you like is wrapped in wrapping paper with freely illustrated wrapping paper to complete it.
Target age: Small children can also experience with adults. Please contact us directly for details.
Okonomiyaki Experience Studio OKOSTA ~ Enjoy Hiroshima Okonomiyaki! It's delicious! Let's experience it! ~
The instructor introduces tips on how to bake deliciously with a full-fledged iron plate, so you can experience cooking and eat freshly made Hiroshima okonomiyaki deliciously on the spot.
Good access directly connected to the station!
You can also purchase limited sauces recommended as souvenirs and original Otafuku goods.
Aohata Jam Deck
Since our establishment in 1932, we have been pursuing “the best quality (beauty, health) and affordable prices” with the mission of “making safe, secure foods that utilize the freshness and flavor of ingredients by applying canning technology.” At the Aohata Jam Deck, you can visit the factory mainly on the manufacturing process of a low-sugar jam specialty factory, and you can experience making your own original jam for a fee, and enjoy the fun of making jam (reservation required).
Target age: Elementary school students and above ※Please contact us directly for details.