Here we introduce some of the facilities where you can enjoy the birthplace of washi and where handmade washi, various washi Products, as well as local specialties are sold, and where you can also take part in a washi paper making experience.
Anyone from children through to elderly people can take part in a paper making experience. You can then take home the paper you made yourself. After you have made some paper you can also enjoy some of the various countryside home dishes that are based on mountain herbs etc., at the dining place of "Mitsumata".
Here you can make your own unique washi with your own individual choiceü@ofü@size, color, and shape which will not be found anywhere else in the world. There is also the "Washi Aurora" event featuring washi and lighting and various other seasonal "Designed Events" held in the exhibition room, thereby allowing visitors to admire the unique world of washi.
A rare museum of washi pieces that often cannot be found anywhere else in Japan. 2000 pieces of historic materials and approximately 1900 books concerning paper from all over the world, daily items made of paper and all kinds of paper products from both the past and present are on display. The building has a nostalgic atmosphere as it is a relocated elementary school that was originally built in 1951.