Aichi Prefectural Ceramic Museum
The museum was established in 1978 to showcase the history of Japanese pottery found in the area of Owari Province, today part of Aichi Prefecture. The collection ranges from the Jōmon period (circa 10,000 BC - circa 300 BC) to contemporary ceramics produced by some of Japan's most famous potters, detailing Japan's rich ceramic art history.
The museum is located in Seto, Aichi, which is renowned for producing fine ceramics (called setoyaki) since over a 1,000 years. Located in the museum is a restaurant, a traditional Japanese tea ceremony room where visitors can drink from tea bowls made by famous artists and a studio for guests where they can try making and decorating their own pottery.
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