Cup Noodles Museum (The Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen Museum)


Cup Noodles Museum (The Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen Museum)

This is an interactive museum where you can learn what prompted the birth of the world's first instant ramen and its history.

The Cup Noodles Museum is where you will be able to trace the thoughts and track the path of Momofuku Ando, the founder of Nissin Foods and inventor of Chicken Ramen, the world's first instant ramen noodles. The museum offers an attraction where you can experience creating your original cup of Cup Noodles; you design the cup first and then, choose your favorite soup and toppings (a numbered ticket or user ticket required). It is a popular spot for tourists as well as you can create your unique Cup Noodles. You can also learn the history of instant ramen by looking at the over 3,000 different package designs and see an animation film about Mr. Ando's life in the theater. The theater is equipped with an audio guide in English, Chinese, and Korean, so foreign tourists can also enjoy. There is an attraction where you can taste noodles of various countries and a museum shop. It is an eight-minute walk from the Minatomirai Station or the Bashamichi Station on the Minatomirai Line.


  • Address

    2-3-4, Shinkou, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa, 231-0001

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  • Nearest Station
    Minatomirai Station
    ・ Minatomirai Line
    8 minutes on foot
  • Phone Number


    Our staff may only be able to communicate in Japanese.


  • Hours
    Monday 10:00am - 6:00pm
    Wednesday 10:00am - 6:00pm
    Thursday 10:00am - 6:00pm
    Friday 10:00am - 6:00pm
    Saturday 10:00am - 6:00pm
    Sunday 10:00am - 6:00pm
    *Last admission: 5:00 p.m.
  • Closed
    Closes on days following national holidays, New Year’s holiday
  • Public Site
    Official Site
  • Foreign Language Pamphlets
    English, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Korean