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Cupnoodles museum in Yokohama

I enjoy visiting museums in my own country and those abroad, but the Cupnoodles museum in Yokohama, Japan is unique in its kind. I can't believe that there is actually a whole museum dedicated to the history of cup noodles. The most fun part is that you can actually hands-on create your own instant noodles starting from flour in the Chicken Ramen factory. The participation fee of this activity is 500 yen (300 yen for young children), which isn't included in the entrance fee. In the My Cupnoodles factory, you can also create your own customized cup noodles with your own design on the packaging and with the soup flavor (4 kinds) and the toppings (4 out of 12 ingredients) of your choice. It costs 300 yen to make one cup noodle that you can take back home in a travel-proof air package. There is also a Noodles Bazaar, which is decorated to mimic an Asian night market. You can order noodles from 8 different countries (Italy, Vietnam, Kazakhstan, Thailand, China, Malaysia, Korea, and Indonesia) in half-size servings for 300 yen.  

Opening hours: 10:00 - 18:00 (last admission 17:00)
Admission fee: 500 yen, free for kids that are attending high school and those younger.
Although the initial admission fee seems reasonable, the extra activities and attractions that you need to pay additionally for can add up.  

Be aware that they are closed on Tuesdays!


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