Seki Hamono Museum
About Seki Hamono Museum
"Seki knife museum" is based on learning and experiences.
In the museum, the kitchen knife and Japanese sword making process are displayed. also You can see Japanese sword forging by sword smith Fujiwara Kanefusa.
A forging place supervised by a swordsmith Fujiwara Kanefusa. Forging at a distance of about 1 meter is very powerful!
If you are lucky, you may be able to hear stories about how to make Japanese swords directly from the swordsmith.
The manufacturing process is exhibited using real product. Some things are very precious. There are also explanations in English so you can enjoy it for foreign customers.
■About Seki Cutlerys
Seki-city of Japan is highly regarded as “the world’s third largest cutlery producing area” along with Solingen in Germany and Sheffield in England. Its skill and quality supported by history and tradition are appreciated not only in Japan but also overseas. Seki-city, which has grown to become a world brand, has three important conditions for producing of cutlery. The first one is an abundant water source of the Nagara river. The second one is the coal for quenching. And the third is the red clay painted when making a blade. Even today as the industry has been modernized, the rich natural environment of water, mountains and soil supports the cutting tool industry.
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- ● Address
950-1, Oze, Seki City, Gifu, 501-3265 Japan
- ● Opening hours
※Group traveler Last admission 16:00
※As the information is provided to us by a third-party for foreign martial arts enthusiasts, we are not liable for its contents.