Natural Whetstone and Hone Museum
Kameoka Kyoto is a sacred place for natural whetstones,
blessed by ancient crustal movements.
High-quality whetstones such as "Tamba Aoto" and "Awasedo" have contributed to the development of Japanese culture such as cuisine, architecture, and art and
including Katana (Japanese swords).
You can feel and experience the wonder of Japanese natural whetstone and hone.
Our museum displays Tamba Aoto and Awasedo extracted in Kameoka, as well as precious natural whetstones from all over Japan and the world. You can buy various
Japanese natural whetstones in the museum shop.
Our museum has around 200 types of whetstones for your experience. You can learn how to sharpen Japanese knives and make your own natural
開館時間: 10:00 ～ 16:00