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Exhibitions & Attractions

  • Chicken Ramen Factory

    Chicken Ramen Factory

    Make Chicken Ramen by hand in the factory. Enjoy the entire process of kneading, spreading, steaming and seasoning the wheat flour and drying it with the flash frying method.
  • My CUPNOODLES Factory

    My CUPNOODLES Factory

    Create your own completely original CUPNOODLES package, which is unavailable anywhere else in the world. For the cup that you design, select your favorite soup from among four varieties as well as four toppings from among 12 varieties.
  • The Birth of Chicken Ramen

    The Birth of Chicken Ramen

    This is a faithful recreation of the work shed where Chicken Ramen, the world's first instant noodles, was invented.
  • Momofuku Ando and the Story of Instant Noodles

    Momofuku Ando and the Story of Instant Noodles

    The story of the invention of instant noodles, the growth of this new industry, and the value of intellectual property are displayed graphically and chronologically.
  • Magical Table

    Magical Table

    Enhance your understanding of instant noodles while enjoying various quizzes related to instant noodles.

  • CUPNOODLES Drama Theater

    CUPNOODLES Drama Theater

    Interactive theater in the shape of CUPNOODLES. Anecdotes of inspiration that lead to the invention of the world’s first cup-type instant noodles, CUPNOODLES and its manufacturing process, etc., are introduced using powerful, large-screen visual images.

  • Exhibition of Instant Noodles

    Exhibition of Instant Noodles

    This colorful exhibit depicts the worldwide popularization of instant noodles using annual consumption figures of various countries and CUPNOODLES packages from around the world.
  • Traces of Momofuku Ando

    Traces of Momofuku Ando

    Momofuku Ando's achievements and his words during his life are introduced through visual images, along with the exhibition of testimonials and actual medals awarded to him.
  • Instant Noodles Tunnel

    Instant Noodles Tunnel

    This exhibit displays the instant noodles lineup that started with Chicken Ramen. Approximately 800 product packages shows how a single product introduced more than a half-century ago grew into a global dietary culture.

  • Tasting Room

    Tasting Room

    In addition to popular favorites like Chicken Ramen and CUPNOODLES, products that are not usually sold in Osaka, such as products sold only in limited areas of Japan, can be purchased from vending machines and enjoyed in the dining area.

  • Museum Shop

    Museum Shop

    The shop features original goods from the CUPNOODLES MUSEUM and other items related to instant noodles. Many of the limited items in the shop are unavailable anywhere else.

News

CUPNOODLES MUSEUM OSAKA IKEDA is open while thoroughly implementing safety measures for visitors and staff, such as changing the admission method, suspending some attractions, and limiting the number of visitors.

In response to the declaration of the state of emergency in Osaka, Hyogo, and Kyoto, we would like to extend the period of use of the “Admission Ticket with My CUPNOODLES Factory Voucher” (for Lawson ticket sales) as follows for visitors who will not be visiting the museum.
When coming to the museum, please bring your “Admission Ticket with My CUPNOODLES Factory Voucher” with you and tell the staff that you are using the transfer service.

[Transfer period]

“Admission Ticket with My CUPNOODLES Factory Voucher” from August 1, 2021 to August 30, 2021
⇒ Available until January 31, 2022 [added July 31]

“Admission Ticket with My CUPNOODLES Factory Voucher” from September 1, 2021 to September 30, 2021
⇒ Available until February 28, 2022 [added Sep. 9]

*In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we will not be able to accept transfer use during the state of emergency declaration period. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your kind understanding and cooperation.

In response to Osaka Prefecture’s latest announcement to lift the state of emergency, CUPNOOODLES MUSEUM OSAKA IKEDA reopened on June 23,2021 except some attractions.

In order to thoroughly implement safety measures for visitors and staff, we are implementing changes to the admission method, restrictions on the number of visitors, suspension of some attractions, and restrictions on the number of visitors at the same time, so we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and ask for your kind understanding and cooperation.

■Resume of “Admission Ticket with My CUPNOODLES Factory Voucher” advance sales
We resumed operation of “Admission Ticket with My CUPNOODLES Factory Voucher” advance sales to the following dates by Loppi located at a Lawson / mini-stop store in Japan.
June 23 to 30, 2021⇒ Available from 10am June 19, 2021
July 1 to 31, 2021⇒ Available from 10am June 30, 2021

*You cannot cancel, refund and change for the date or time slot of ticket once you purchase it.
*You should purchase the tickets for the number of visitors (3 years old and over).
* Click here for how to purchase a ticket at Loppi.

You can purchase “Admission Ticket with My CUPNOODLES Factory Voucher” for the day at the reception desk of CUPNOODLES MUSEUM OSAKA IKEDA only if the limited number of visitors at each time zone is not reached.
* Please note that once the limited number has been reached on the day, the reception on the day closes.

■ Vistors with “Admission Ticket with My CUPNOODLES Factory Voucher” 
The “Admission Ticket with My CUPNOODLES Factory Voucher” (for Lawson ticket sales), which is temporarily closed, will be extended to the following dates.
When coming to the museum, please bring your “Admission Ticket with My CUPNOODLES Factory Voucher” with you and tell the staff that you are using the transfer service.

[Transfer period]
“Admission Ticket with My CUPNOODLES Factory Voucher” from April 25, 2021 to May 10, 2021
⇒ Available until September 30, 2021

“Admission Ticket with My CUPNOODLES Factory Voucher” from May 12, 2021 to May 31, 2021
⇒ Available until October 31, 2021
*Please note that the refund procedures ended.

Information

Museum Hours

9:30 – 16:30 (Last admission is at 15:30)

  • Non-Business Days: Tuesday (in case Tuesday is a National Holiday, the following day will be a non-business day), Year-end through New Year Holidays

Admission Fee

Free of charge

  • Fees are charged at some facilities in the museum.

Calendar

Today Closed

Map & Directions

Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen Museum, Ikeda, Osaka Prefecture, Japan

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By Train

Ikeda Station on the Hankyu Takarazuka Line
approximately a 20 min. ride from Hankyu Osaka-umeda Station via express train.
The museum is approximately a 5 min. walk from the Masumi-cho Homen Exit.