Ramen is a Japanese noodle dish that is highly popular all around the world. Nowadays, instant ramen is widely produced and sold worldwide so that anyone who lives outside of Japan can easily get a taste. But how much do you know about instant ramen?
You can learn a lot about instant ramen in the Yokohama based CupNoodle Museum! With many interactive elements, the instant ramen museum is designed to provide a rich educational experience and stir the creativity and curiosity within everyone. Want to know about it? Be sure to read about some of the exhibitions and attractions in the Yokohama CupNoodle Museum below!
Chicken Ramen Factory
Want to try making your own handmade Chicken Ramen? This is the perfect place! In this Chicken Ramen factory attraction, you can make your own Chicken Ramen from scratch; starting by kneading and spreading the dough, steaming the wheat flour, and drying it with CupNoodles famous flash-frying method! You can also take the fresh Chicken Ramen you made here and enjoy it at home. Sounds like a lot of fun, right?
MY CUPNOODLES Factory
Similar to the previous attraction, you can also make your own cup for your instant ramen in this attraction! Starting by designing your own cup, you can mix and match varieties of soup flavors and toppings to your liking! You can create your original flavored cup instant ramen and enjoy it with your loved ones at home!
3. CUPNOODLES Park
This unique play place is themed around the CupNoodles factory concept that helps children to understand the entire CUPNOODLES manufacturing process, from making the noodles, seasoning them, packaging them, and shipping them out in a fun and active way. Many adults want to try it out too! Maybe if you are short enough you can sneak in.
Instant Noodles History Cube
This exhibition displays a lineup of instant ramen spanning 50 years. Starting with chicken ramen, this astounding selection consists of over 3,000 product packages! The History Cube also exhibits the currently available instant ramen as well as the previous ones. Did you know that nearly 800 new instant ramen products are launched every year in Japan? Talk about oodles of noodles.
This food attraction features eight varieties of noodles that the inventor of Chicken Ramen, Momofuku Ando, encountered during his journey in search of the origins of noodles. All the noodles in this attraction are served in a half-sized bowl so that we can taste many different noodles from different countries. Be sure to try all of them if you visit this museum! Hopefully you won’t be tired of the taste of instant ramen by this point.
Want some cute merchandise and limited edition snacks related to instant ramen? Don’t miss the museum shop! From Chicken Ramen biscuits to instant ramen cup matryoshka, many souvenirs await you in the shop. You can also find Nissin’s adorable Chicken Mascot, Hiyoko-chan, in the shape of various merchandise!
So, what do you think about the instant ramen museum? It sure looks so fun and enjoyable, right? If you want to try delicious instant ramen from Japan, don’t forget to take a look here!
Lastly, which attraction or exhibition do you like the most?