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Last update:December 28,2017


Textile Factory Memorial Hall Yume Ole Katsuyama


The building that is now the Yume Ole Textile Factory Memorial Hall was once one of the main textile production facilities in Katsuyama,operating from 1905 until 1998. This building is a designated cultural asset in Katsuyama city, and was recognized as a Heritage of Industrial Modernization site.
Visitors can observe manufacturing processes of silk fabrics 'habutae'. (During the Meiji period, 'habutae' was the main item among silk fabrics exported from Japan.)Visitors can view rich displays and authentic machinery that will make you feel as if you have gone back in time to a traditional textile factory.
hand-weaving experience
craft experience of the cocoon
the café and the local merchandise shop

The appearance of facillity


Showa-machi 1-7-40 Katsuyama, Fukui 911-0802

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Textile Factory Memorial Hall Yume Ole Katsuyama


【By train】From JR Fukui Station, take Echizen Tetsudou until Katsuyama Station(last stop)
Ride the Community Bus Kururin and get off at Yume Ole Katsuyama-mae(3 min)
<Travel time from various regions (not including the transfer time.)>
・From Tokyo /
Hokuriku Shinkansen, or Tokaido Shinkansen, JR Hokuriku Line Express, Echizen Railway, Community bus(approximately 4 and half hours)
・From Osaka /
JR Kosei Line Express, Echizen Railway, Community bus (approximately 3 hours)
・From Nagoya /
JR Hokuriku Line Express, Echizen Railway, Community bus(approximately 3 hours)
車で:【By car】From Fukui-kita JCT・IC (Hokuriku Expressway) via Chubu Jukan Expressway to Katsuyama(approx. 30 min).
From Maruoka IC (Hokuriku Expressway) to Katsuyama(approx. 40 min).
From Shirotori JCT・IC (Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway) via Chubu Jukan Expressway through Ono to Katsuyama(approx. 90 min).
<Travel time from various regions>
・From Tokyo /
On Tomei, Meishin, Hokuriku Expressway(approximately 7 hours)
・From Osaka /
On Meishin, Hokuriku Expressways(approximately 3 and half hours)
・From Nagoya /
On Meishin, Hokuriku Expressways(approximately 2 and half hours)
On Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway, via Shirotori IC(approximately 2 and half hours)




9:00 am to 5:00 pm
The experience is from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.
The café is from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm.
The building is closed December 29th through January 2nd.

Number of visitors facility can accept

No restriction

Visit requirements

Especially nothing

Average visit length

About 1hour

Admission fee

The experience is charged.

Support in foreign languages


Materials in foreign languages

pamphlet in English
Exhibit explanations in English


TEL: 0779-87-1200


Reservation is not needed
When you experience hand-weaving and craft in a group (10 or more persons)- Reservation is needed

Contact Information about this page.
(When you want to visit the facilities introduced in this list, please apply to each facility directly.)

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Kansai Bureau
International Investment Promotion Division
Address: 1-5-44 Otemae, Chuo-ku, Osaka, 540-8535