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OSAKA IKEDA

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

2018/10/15 Our Year end holidays are from Dec.25-Jan.2.

We will be closed for the Year end holidays from December 25 through January 2.
Thank you for all your kind support of this year and continuous help for new year.

 

2018/09/03 CUPNOODLES MUSEUM Releases Audio Guide App

We proudly announce the launch of our new CUPNOODLES MUSEUM OSAKAIKEDA Audio Guide App, which is sure to enhance your experience!
By simply downloading the app to your smartphone, you’ll get access to audio and text that provide highlights about our exhibits and attractions.

Cost:
Free (Downloading the app may incur additional data charges which you will be responsible for paying)
How to use the App:
Download the app.
iPhone (Supported OS : iOS 8.0 or later) / Android (Supported OS : Android 5.0 or later)
Select your language and download the audio file.
Turn on the GPS and Bluetooth settings on your smartphone.
(The procedures differ depending on the device you’re using)
Open the app at the CUPNOODLES MUSEUM OSAKAIKEDA.
Languages:
Japanese, English, Chinese
Important reminders:
You can read the explanation text provided in the app anywhere. However, the audio guide can only be accessed when you are visiting the MUSEUM.
Due to the large data size, we highly recommend using Wi-Fi connection when downloading the app.
Walking while looking at your smartphone is dangerous—not only to you but to those around you. Please exercise extra caution and pay close attention to your surroundings when using the audio guide app.

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

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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 Umeda Station via express train.
The museum is approximately a 5 min. walk from the Masumi-cho Homen Exit.