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 be closed from December 26, 2023 until January 31, 2024 due to facility maintenance.
Please note that while the museum is closed, all phone lines (including the Information Dial and Reservation-Only Line) will also be closed.
Regarding new reservations for the Chicken Ramen Factory workshop, and new reservations/changes to reservations for group visits (21 people and more):
Reservations for March 27, 2024 to May 1, 2024 will begin from 10 a.m. on February 1, 2024.
*Please note we predict phone lines to be busy and it may be difficult to get through.
*Regarding the Chicken Ramen Factory, for reservations from February 1, 2024 until March 25, 2024, new reservations and changes can be made online.
To prevent the spread of covid-19, the CUPNOODLES MUSEUM is operated 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 based on the government’s “Basic Policy on the Prevention of the Spread of New-type Coronavirus Infection.” In addition to taking measures to prevent the spread of infection, we operate the museum under the guidance of government agencies, placing the highest priority on the safety and security of our visitors and staff.
■Operation Status of Attractions
“My CUPNOODLES Factory” Open
“Chicken Ramen Factory” Open
*Visitors can also see the exhibitions in the Museum.
Admission Fee: Free of charge
*Fees are charged at some attractions in the museum.
■My CUPNOODLES Factory
Participation fee: 500 yen per cup (tax included)
Length of time: 45~60 minutes
【The Number tickets on the day】
You can get the Number tickets on 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.
On the sales status of the Number tickets on the day, please refer to the “Availability” on our website.
* The Number tickets on the day are available on a first come, first served basis.
* Please note that once the limited number has been reached on the day, the reception on the day closes.
■Chicken Ramen Factory
Participation fee: Elementary school children: 600 yen (tax included)
Junior high school and up: 1,000 yen (tax included)
Length of time: 90 minutes
Schedule: 9:30 / 11:00 / 13:15 / 14:45
Chicken Ramen Factory is based on reservations before you visit.
For more information and reservation is click here.
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.