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UCC Coffee Museum

6-6-2 Minatojima Nakamachi, Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0046, Hyogo Prefecture
+81 78-302-8880
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UCC is the largest coffee manufacturing company in Japan. The museum showcases information that demonstrates spiritually rich life produced by coffee. You will find information on the history and culture of coffee, as well as how to make and enjoy coffee.
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6-6-2 Minatojima Nakamachi, Chuo-ku, Kobe 650-0046, Hyogo Prefecture
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+81 78-302-8880
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"coffee tasting"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The information displayed were in Japanese. However, you can connect to the wifi and hear the audio in English but it’s a chore if you do not have earphones on you. The museum is generally clean and crowd is mostly Japanese. There are coffee tasting...More

Thank sKinnyPig
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There wasn't much information here that isn't common knowledge for coffee brewing. There is good info on the origins and early development. There is a good audio tour that is easily opened on a personal device with access to the internet. Scan the QR code...More

1  Thank Carolyn F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Three floors dedicated on the history, botany, cultivation, harvest, selection, roasting and brewing of coffee. A ticket includes two small cups of coffee for tasting. Protip: Visit the adjacent cafe run by UCC. Try 1050 a pot Hawaiian Kona or 2500 Bourbon. (No menu in...More

Thank roobix
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

It was my son who suggested to visit the museum. I didn't expect anything from it but after visiting the place, I truly can say that I wasn't disappointed at all. I love coffee, UCC being one my favorites. It was a fascinating experience. Remember,...More

1  Thank Peterson Y
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Disclaimer : I have been on a coffee tour before, so I have background knowledge of the whole process. Who is this for? People who are interested in learning about how coffee is made. If you're not interested in coffee, then you will probably find...More

Thank James E
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Went there due to show up in Trip Advisor. As a coffee lover, it really worth to go there and see the history, culture and play with a quiz. It is worth entering the quiz as you will be printed with a photo museum card...More

Thank AK53
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

This is a rather small but interesting museum with good theme. Also, you can have some freshly brewed coffee (don't expect too much anyway). There's nothing much to do around here, so it's not a bad idea to pay a visit to this museum.

Thank neias
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

The museum was disappointing, but if you do bother to go, make sure to ask for the audio tour if you don't speak Japanese. None of the signs were in English or other languages and they didn't offer the audio tour until I asked. Also,...More

Thank ruthrh
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

UCC coffee is well-known in Japan and Taiwan. Kobe is the home town and one will not miss to visit this compact muzium if you are in Kobe. Easily accessible by train and it's worth your 300 yen entrance fees as you will be given...More

Thank TripMember06152015
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Compact but very informative museum. Got a free coffee try-out upon entering. There is a quiz at the end of the tour which helps consolidate one's takeaway from the museum. Nicely thought-out experience. Well-done UCC.

Thank Joshua T
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