Sugar beets are a raw material for sugar production, and perhaps the best-known agricultural crop of the Tokachi region. This museum was built in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of theNippon Beet Sugar Manufacturing Co., Ltd. The two-floor building features lofted ceilings, with the first floor dedicated to displays including a scale model of the former Obihiro Sugar Beet Factory and a variety of related materials. On the second floor, visitors will find easy-to-understand presentations about sugar beet cultivation, the sugar manufacturing process, the beet sugar industry, and the history of sugar beets. You likely use sugar every day - stop by to learn about the fascinating history and technology behind this sweetener.
- OPENING PERIOD
- 15th August, 5th September, Year-end and New Year holidays
- About 10 minutes from JR Obihiro station by car
8sennisi14, Inadacho Minami, Obihiro-shi, Hokkaido