Jomon Period Stone Tool Making
Make arrowheads from obsidian, just like the Jomon people used for hunting.
All year round (except Mondays and 4th Thursday of every month)
90 minutes or more.
Number of Participants
【Notice】Currently this experience program is suspended. However, there are other experience programs offered by reservation. Please check the following website for details (in Japanese). http://www.sendai-c.ed.jp/~bunkazai/~jyoumon/wakuwaku/index.html#cat03
Use deer horns to shape the pieces of obsidian little by little. No reservations required, except for large groups.
|Experience Program Name||Jomon Period Stone Tool Making|
|Activity Location||Sendai City Jomon Site Park|
|Time Required||90 minutes or more.|
|Operation Period||All year round (except Mondays and 4th Thursday of every month)|
|Start Time||Start anytime between 9:00-11:30 or 12:30-15:00|
|Minimum number of participants||1people|
|Maximum number of participants||30people|
|Reservation Deadline||14 days before by 16:00|
|Important notes regarding participation||For participants 12 years or older. Since stone fragments are dangerous, please wear long sleeves and long pants when participating.|
Reservations not necessary, but for groups of 10 or more, please apply at least 2 weeks in advance.
|What is included in the price||Materials fee (obsidian).|
|Method of Payment||Pay in cash on the day.|
|About cancellations and changes||If you want to cancel or change your reservation, please contact us as soon as possible.|
Requests for changes may not be possible depending on timing and availability, etc.
|Meeting Spot||10-1 Yamada Uenodaicho, Taihaku-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken 982-0815|
|Meeting Time||Please visit the reception between 9:00-11:30 or 12:30-15:00 to participate.|
|Access||--By Public Transportation—|
・Use the Miyagi Kotsu Bus - Get off at the ‘Yamada Taihaku Shobosho-mae’ bus stop.
From in front of Sendai Station (west entrance bus pool), board either of the following:
・Bus stop No. 7 bound for "Sendai-Minami New Town" or "Nihondaira"
・Bus stop No. 8 bound for "Akiu Onsen (via Nishitaga)
From the Tohoku Expressway “Sendai-Minami IC,” head about 4km towards the city center of Sendai.
Car park No.1
Free car park with spaces for 3 large buses, 40 private cars
Car park No.2
Free car park with 2 handicap parking spaces, 13 private cars
|Facility Information||Restrooms, large restroom, nursing room, coin locker (free), wheel chair, baby stroller for site use.|
3 wheelchairs, elevator.
|About Guides and Tours||Explanation by staff.|
|About multi-lingual support||Japanese|
Sendai City Jomon Site Park
The Sendai City Jomon Site Park is a facility that conserves and makes use of Yamada-Uenodai site, which was a large village in the Jomon Period about 4,000 years ago. We offer experiences to learn the skills and wisdom of the Jomon people…
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For participants 12 years and older.