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Glassblowing Experience in Murata Town

Experience authentic glassblowing with a professional glass artist. First-timers are welcome!

Operation Period

All year round (This may change depending on the studio's schedule)

Time Required

30-minutes for 1 participant; 1 hour for 2-3 participants; 2 hours for 4-6 participants.

Number of Participants



3,500 JPY– (tax included)

Reception: Decide the shape and color of your glass while looking at samples.

At the Studio: Instruction about how to make the glass and how to use tools.

Experience: Under the guidance of an instructor, individual participants will melt glass to 1200℃, inflate it with air, and shape it with a special tool. The finished work is placed in a kiln and gradually cooled.

The product will arrive at an address in Japan in about 1 week. Otherwise, arrange for to pick it up at the studio at a later date.

One person at a time creates an original glass or vase while being guided by the instructor. We are located a 30-minute drive from Sendai Station via the expressway, and 3 minutes from Murata IC. In Murata Town, you can experience deep nature and culture. Please enjoy it together with the glassblowing experience!

Experience Program NameGlassblowing Experience in Murata Town
Activity LocationGlass Studio Kirlo
Time Required30-minutes for 1 participant; 1 hour for 2-3 participants; 2 hours for 4-6 participants.
Operation PeriodAll year round (This may change depending on the studio's schedule)
Start Time10:00-16:00 Sessions accepted on the hour by reservation only (workshops are not held 12:00~13:00)
Minimum number of participants2people
Maximum number of participants10people
Reservation Deadline1 days before by 17:00
About suspension of the activityIf we must cancel due to bad weather, equipment malfunction, maintenance or natural disaster, we will contact you from the studio.
Important notes regarding participationFor elementary school students and older (for younger participants, please inquire).
Glassblowing experience (1 item)3,500 JPY (Tax included)
What is included in the priceExperience fee, materials fee (clear glass), equipment rental, consumption tax.
What is not included in the priceShipping fee of completed glass.
Remarks regarding priceAdd color to your glass (1 color+500 yen), Shipping fee is 700 yen (in Japan).
Method of PaymentPay in cash or credit card on the day.
About cancellations and changesIn case of cancellation, please contact by the day before.
Cancellation PolicyIf you cancel by 1 day before the experience, no cancellation fee is charged. If cancel or no-show on the day, 100% of the experience fee will be charged.
Meeting Spot82 Urushibo, Ashitate, Murata-machi, Shibata-gun, Miyagi-ken 989-1311
Meeting TimePlease come by the reserved meeting time.
Access--By Car--
・3-minute drive from Tohoku Expressway Murata IC.
・30-minute drive from Sendai city.
You may be able to use the studio parking lot, however, we also have permission to use the wide parking lot at the adjacent temple (Saian-ji).
Barrier-free AccessNo
About multi-lingual supportJapanese/English
Basic English explanation is possible.