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Periodical events
Demonstration and experience of traditional Zaguri manual-reeling
Every Saturday, Sunday and on public holidays

Hours of operation :
[part of the morning] From 09:30 to 12:00
[part of the afternoon] From 13:00 to 15:00


※No demonstration at the beginning of the year (from January the 1st to 3rd).
※We may cancel demonstration by convenience. Thank you for your understanding.
Demonstration of French style machine-reeling
Every week from Monday to Friday (except public holidays)

Hours of operation :
[part of the morning] From 10:00 to 11:30
[part of the afternoon] From 14:00 to 15:30


※We may cancel demonstration by convenience. Thank you for your understanding.


We are recruiting volunteers for demonstrations on French style reeling machine.
For more details, please refer to Division of the Tomioka Silk Mill Strategy (0274-64-0005).
Year-long display of live silkworms
Display period: Tomioka Silk Mill opening days

※As stage of growth of silkworm varies every day, it may be displayed in state of cocoon. Thank you for your understanding.
Brunat Engine (replica) driven by steam power on display
Every Saturday, Sunday and Public holiday.

Running time:
From 10:30 to 14:30

※Operation may be cancel by circumstances. Thank you for your understanding.
Special events
Lecture of the 160th anniversary of Japan and France interchange
Tomioka city will hold a conference to celebrate the 160th anniversary of relations between France and Japan titled "Focus on the bonds uniting Tomioka City to France".
Mrs. Natalie Niezon, Mayor of Bourg-de-Peage and Mr. Ryuichiro Kobayashi of Ministry of Foreign Affairs will be invited as lecturer, and Damien Robuchon, Tomioka City Coordinator for International Relations, will give a speech.
Date and time: Friday, October 19, 2018 from 16:30 to 19:00 (reception desk start 16:00)
The venue: Hall of Tomioka City lifelong learning Centre
<Theme> Focus on the bonds uniting Tomioka to France
<Contents> Lecture ① lecturer: Mrs. Natalie Niezon (Mayor of Bourg-de-Peage)
        <title> "Bourg-de-Peage, friendship city of Tomioka"
    Lecture ② lecturer: Mr. Ryuichiro Kobayashi (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, TICAD preparations secretariat's deputy manager)
        <title> "SOYEUX DESTINS ~ 160 years of relations between France and Japan"
    Lecture ③ lecturer: Damien Robuchon (Tomioka City Coordinator for International Relations)
        <title> "Become a bridge between French and Japan in Tomioka Silk Mill"
<Admission fee> free of charge
<Number of participants> 500 (first-come-first-served basis)
<application method>
By Friday, October 12, apply by clearly stating ① postal code, ② address, ③ full name, ④ Phone number, the ⑤ participation number of people by telephone, fax, postcard, E-mail at the following.
※We will close applications once we reach maximal capacity even before final day of application.
<application>
Division of the Tomioka Silk Mill Strategy "Conference to celebrate the160th anniversary of relations between France and Japan"
〒370-2316 1-1, Tomioka, Tomioka-shi, Gunma
TEL: 0274-64-0005, FAX: 0274-64-3181, E-mail: worldheritage@city.tomioka.lg.jp

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