My CUPNOODLES Factory
Here you can create your own completely original CUPNOODLES package. In a cup that you design, select your favorite soup from among four varieties and four toppings from among 12 ingredients. Altogether, there are 5,460 flavor combinations. Experience the importance of ‘turning things around’ firsthand!
CUPNOODLES MUSEUM OSAKA IKEDA 1F
9:30 – 16:30 (No entry after 15:30)
300 yen per cup (tax included)
45 minutes (time to complete the CUPNOODLES)
How to Participate in My CUPNOODLES Factory
Reservations are not necessary.
At crowded times, the cup vending machine may stop operating earlier than scheduled.
How to Make Your Original CUPNOODLES
Purchase a cup from the vending machine.
Sanitize your hands with alcohol.
Design the cup.
Place the cup over the bundle of noodles.
Choose the soup flavor and the toppings.
Seal the cup.
Shrink-wrap the cup.
Blow air into the "air package" using air pumps. Complete!
- Museum staff members perform steps 6 and 7.
Noodles, Soup flavors, Toppings
Chili TOMATO CUPNOODLES
Hiyoko-chan fish cake
Crab-flavored fish cake
Cubic roast pork
Long green onions
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.