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Periodical event
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 particulars please inquire at Tomioka Silk Mill Administration Office (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.
Dynamic exhibition displaying the Brunat Engine (replica) driven by steam power.
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 event
Warmth ... of dress exhibition ... silk floss clean white of silk floss
Among cocoons which sericulture farmhouse in Tomioka City produced, we display silk floss work which we produced using "senjomayu" which is not suitable to take raw silk. Dirty cocoon and cocoon which there was hole in, in the case of choice cocoon, dupion cocoons (one cocoon which more than 2 silkworms shared and made) are removed as senjomayu.
We utilize cocoon without waste and let we customize to silk floss, and dress and accessory be reborn. Please enjoy silk floss work warm rising in cocoon warehouse (East Cocoon Warehouse).
Period From Thursday, January 18, 2018 to Sunday, February 4
The venue: East Cocoon Warehouse, Tomioka Silk Mill
Fee : free of charge ※Tomioka Silk Mill Admission Fee is necessary separately.
<display contents> Three points of dresses, lease, accessory which we made with silk floss

Look at flyer of dress exhibition of silk floss from this (Portable Document Format 1.97MB).
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