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.
Opening and closing days during the New Year’s Holidays for the CUPNOODLES MUSEUM OSAKA IKEDA are as follows:
Museum Closing-Tuesday, December 28-Sunday, January 2, 2022
Any inquiries sent to us during our closing days will be answered on the next opening day.
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.
“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.
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.