Exhibitions & Attractions
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.
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.
This is a faithful recreation of the work shed where Chicken Ramen, the world's first instant noodles, was invented.
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.
Enhance your understanding of instant noodles while enjoying various quizzes related to instant noodles.
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.
This colorful exhibit depicts the worldwide popularization of instant noodles using annual consumption figures of various countries and CUPNOODLES packages from around the world.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CUPNOODLES MUSEUM OSAKA IKEDA will continue to remain temporarily closed due to the extension of state of emergency for Osaka Prefecture.
The reopening schedule will be decided later again from the website depending on the future situation.
We would express our sincere apology for your inconvenience, but your kind understanding would be appreciated.
■ Customers with “Admission Ticket with My CUPNOODLES Factory Voucher”
The “Admission Ticket with My Cup Noodle Factory Voucher ” (for Lawson ticket sales), which is temporarily closed, will be extended to the following dates.
When you come to the museum, please bring your “Admission Ticket with My CUPNOODLES Factory Voucher ” and tell the staff that you are using the transfer.
“Admission ticket with Voucher” from April 25, 2021 to May 10, 2021
⇒ Available until September 30, 2021
Refund procedures ended on May 31, 2021.
“Admission ticket with Voucher” from May 12, 2021 to May 31, 2021
⇒ Available until October 31, 2021
Customers who wish to receive a refund will be accepted at the convenience stores (Lawson or Ministop) where the ticket was picked up from May 12, 2021 to June 15, 2021. (24 hours is possible).
Please have your ticket handy and apply for a refund from Loppi located inside the Lawson / Ministop store.
* Please note that refunds cannot be made by methods other than the above.
Click here for how to operate Loppi.
In order to prevent the spread of covid-19, the Cupnoodles Museum is operated after taking measures to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus infection in accordance with the “Guidelines for the Prevention of the Spread of the New Coronavirus Infection in Museums” set by the Japanese Association of Museum.
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.
■Operation Status of Attractions
“My CUPNOODLES Factory” (in both Museums) Open
“NOODLES BAZAAR -World Noodle Road-” (Yokohama) Open
“Chicken Ramen Factory” (in both Museums) Closed Temporarily
“CUPNOODLES Park” (Yokohama) Closed Temporarily
*Visitors can also see the exhibitions in the Museum.
■Admission (in both Museums)
To enter the museum, you need an “Admission Ticket with My CUPNOODLES Factory Voucher”.
【Purchase on the same day】
You can purchase “My CUPNOODLES Factory Admission Ticket” for the day at the reception desk of Cupnoodles Museum.
On the sales status of same-day tickets, please refer to the important notice from https://www.cupnoodles-museum.jp/ja/osaka_ikeda/
*When the limited number of visitors at each time zone is reached, you may have to wait before entering the Museum. In addition, please note that once the limited number has been reached on the day, the reception on the day closes.
*If you are using only the “Museum Shop”, you do not need to purchase “Admission Ticket with My CUPNOODLES Factory Ticket”.
■Efforts to prevent the spread of covid-19 (in both Museums)
・Our staff members are wearing masks and check temperature before starting to work.
・Alcohol-based sanitizers are installed in all places of the Museum.
・Implemented splash prevention measures at the cash register of the Museum Shop, the topping counter of My CUPNOODLES Factory, etc.
・Thorough cleaning, disinfection, and ventilation in the Museum
・Stop using hand dryers installed in rest rooms
・Suspension of lending service of audio guides, wheelchairs, etc.
■Requests to visitors (in both Museums)
・If you have symptoms such as fever of 37.5 ℃ or higher, cough, sore throat, those who have had close contact with people who are tested positive for covid-19, and those who have visited countries or regions where the infection has continued to spread within the past two weeks, please refrain from entering.
・Please cooperate with hand washing and disinfection.
・Please wear a mask when entering the Museum.
・Please keep social distancing with other visitors in the Museum and waiting line.
・If you purchase a ticket on the same day, please fill in the emergency contact information.
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
Free of charge
- Fees are charged at some facilities in the museum.
Map & Directions
Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen Museum, Ikeda, Osaka Prefecture, Japan
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.