Nebuta Museum

Nebuta Museum

The Nebuta Museum WA-RASSE is a facility that introduces the history and charms of the Aomori Nebuta Festival. At the museum you can experience every aspect of the festival.
On display are 4 full-sized floats that participated in the festival in August, and Nebuta Faces that show the individuality of their respective creators.

The Festival Experience

The Festival Experience

We offer a “Haneto” experience, where you can try dancing to the Hayashi music like a Haneto dancer. You can also try your hand at playing the taiko drums used in the festival.
① 11:00 am onwards
② 1:00 pm onwards
③ 3:00 pm onwards
※duration approx. 30 mins.

Footage of the Nebuta Parade

Footage of the Nebuta Parade

Footage of the exhibited Nebuta floats participating in the parade is projected onto a large screen.
Screening times: First screening at 9:30, then on every subsequent hour on the hour from 10:00 am (running time:10 mins.)

Nebuta Papering Experience

Nebuta Papering Experience

Nebuta floats are made of wire, wood and paper. Learn about the structure and construction process of the floats though the Nebuta Papering Experience.
① 10:00 am - onwards
② 2:00 pm - onwards
※duration approx. 30 mins.

Aomori Nebuta Tunnel

Aomori Nebuta Tunnel

You can learn all about the history of the festival, and see how the techniques and styles used in creating the floats has changed over the years.

Hands-on Nebuta

Hands-on Nebuta

While people aren't usually allowed to touch the floats, the "Hands-on Nebuta" give you a chance to feel what a real Nebuta is like. We welcome you to examine the processes and fine skill that go into making these magnificent floats.

Museum Entrance Fees

Nebuta Museum groups
(10 people or more)
Adult ¥600 ¥540
Student (High School) ¥450 ¥400
Student (Elementary/
Junior High/ Middle School)
¥250 ¥220

Closed

31st December-1st January (whole facility is closed) 9th-10th August (The museum is closed for the changing of the floats on display. The shop and restaurant are open for business as usual.)

Opening Hours

Nebuta Museum May-August 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
September-April 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Restaurant May-August 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
September-April 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Shop May-August 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
September-April 9:00 am - 6:30 pm

Restaurant

Restaurant

Restaurant: Den – seafood buffet
Enjoy views of Mutsu Bay as you feast upon dishes prepared using Aomori’s delicious seafood.
※After 3:00 pm only drinks may be served

Telephone: 017-721-4499
Website: http://aomori-den.jp/index.htm

Shop

Shop

Shop: Aimori
The shop sells Nebuta goods and souvenirs of Aomori, such as apple and scallop-themed products.

Telephone: 017-752-6228
Website: http://www.aomoricity-bussan.or.jp/aimori/

Access and Parking

1-minute walk from Aomori Station

Map
Cars 100 spots
Accessible Parking 3 spots
Buses By reservation only
  The first hour Per each additional
30 minutes
Overnight parking
※10:30 pm - 8:30 am
Car ¥210 ¥100 ¥630
Bus ¥1,050 ¥500 ¥3,150

【Open】:8:30 am - 10:00 pm
You may take your car out of the car park 24 hours a day
【Overnight Parking】:10:30 pm - 8:30 am

For enquiries

Nebuta no Ie Wa Rasse
Aomori-shi Bunka Kankou Kouryuu Shisetsu
Aomori-shi Yasukata 1-1-1
030-0803

TEL:017-752-1311
FAX:017-752-1312
Email:warasse0@jomon.ne.jp

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