About YKK Center Park
YKK Group has engaged business in approximately 70 countries and regions, and part of Kurobe Factory is open to the public as “YKK Center Park”.
Maruyane exhibition hall easily presents the structure and history of zippers and windows, and the management principle and history of YKK’s founder Tadao Yoshida.
The Café & Lounge sells original goods, also freshly grounded and brewed coffee which is directly imported from our own farm in Brazil.
The “Handmade zipper workshop” is also very popular. (Require reservation and fee)
▲The scenery of YKK Center Park
(Maruyane exhibition hall)
Maruyane exhibition hall
- Opening hours
- 9:00 ~ 16:30
- Mondays (or next day in case of a national holiday on a Monday), New Year's Holiday's, Extra Holidays
*On extra holidays and New Year's Holidays, the whole facility is closed.
- Free (Please contact us by phone for a group visit)
After reception at the information desk in building No.1, please observe the exhibitions.
- Parking lot
- 20 cars (Please contact us by phone beforehand if you visit by motorcoach)
- 〒938-8601 200, Yoshida, Kurobe City, Toyama Prefecture
・Cafe & Lounge (Building No.2) * Baby chairs (3 units)
・Coin locker (Building No.1)
・Nursing room (Building No.2 Cafe & Lounge)
・Strollers (2 units)
・Wheelchairs (4 units)
・Multipurpose toilet (Building No.1 and Building No.2)
Maruyane exhibition hall : Building No.1
We introduce simply how to make zippers and windows, the philosophy and idea of YKK's founder, Tadao Yoshida.
Maruyane exhibition hall : Building No.2
We introduce the technology and history of YKK Group. We also hold the popular handmade zipper workshop.
Café & Lounge
This is the open resting space where you can view the Northern Alps and Kurobe Wood. We sell home-roasted coffee directly imported from YKK's Brazilian farm and original goods.
This is the verdant park where we have planted 20,000 seedlings of 20 species from the seeds of wood, which used to grow naturally around the area of the Kurobe River Alluvial Fan.
Visitor tips for safety and comfort
Please refrain from taking a photograph of exhibits in hall.
Please refrain from bringing food and beverage to the exhibition hall and Café & Lounge.
Your visit will be refused while intoxicated.
No pets are allowed in the park.
Please refrain from entering the inside of a fence installed in the park.
Collecting animals and plants is not allowed without permission.
Please take your rubbish home with you.
Please follow instructions of our staff in an emergency.
Please smoke at the designated area outside of café and lounge.
Please be aware of the vehicles passing through the park.
Bees and Snakes are living in the park and forest as here is rich nature. Please take great care of them when you enter the area outside of trails through the park.
We do not take responsibility or liability for any accidents, injuries and thefts here.