Yamazaki Whisky Museum

Yamazaki Whisky Museum

The museum includes exhibits on the history of Japanese whisky as well as a shop and a tasting lounge (paid).

*Reservations are required for all tours, seminars and Yamazaki Whisky Museum viewing.

'History of Japanese whisky' exhibit

scene of Whisky Library

This exhibit tells the story of whisky in Japan through an extensive assortment of historic items, including the desk regularly used by Shinjiro Torii as he polished his whisky-blending skills; 'Suntory Whisky Shirofuda' bottles, the first authentic whisky ever made in Japan; and contemporary video clips.

Bottle Library

scene of Bottle Library

scene of Bottle Library

A wall of several thousand bottles of variety of whiskies will be the highlight of your visit. A large exhibit area with a double height features the pot still and the washback that were used at the distillery for many years, giving you a sense of the living spirit of whisky-making.

Tasting Lounge(paid)

scene of Tasting Lounge(paid)

Tasting glasses

Whiskies including the Yamazaki Brand, limited editions and component whiskies unique to Yamazaki distillery are available.
Sample a range of whiskies, savoring the differences in their flavors, and don't miss this chance to discover the whisky of your choice.

Opening Hours: 10:00 - 16:45 (last order at 16:30)

    • To ensure your safety, we ask that you wait to visit the tasting counter until your tour is complete.
    • We only serve whisky straight.
    • Some domestic whiskies could be out of stock.
    • We do not stock any soft drinks or snacks in this counter.
    • In order to maintain food sanitation, we ask that visitors not bring food or drinks into the distillery.
    • For safety reasons, please refrain from using the facility before participating in the tour.
    • Please note that depending on the situation, items may be out of stock.
    • Drinking and driving, and drinking before the age of 20 is prohibited by the law.
      Drivers of automobiles, motorcycles(including passengers), or bicycles are not able to drink alcohol.


    scene of Shop

    At the Yamazaki Distillery Gift Shop, we offer various products such as special glasses and whiskies from all over the world.
    In addition, items made from casks used in maturation for making Suntory whiskies are also lined up.
    Please spend a moment of bliss with our products at home. Opening Hours: 10:00 - 16:45

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      Suntory Yamazaki Distillery

      Suntory Yamazaki Distillery

      Basic Information

      • Tours and visit reservations
      • Confirmation or Cancel
      • Confirmation or Cancel
      * Please make sure to dial the correct number.
      (Reception hours: 10:00 - 17:00)
      Distillery name: Suntory Yamazaki Distillery
      Location: 5-2-1 Yamazaki, Shimamoto-cho, Mishima-gun, Osaka
      Operating hours: 10:00 - 16:45(Last entry at 16:30)
      Closed: Over the New Year's holiday and during distillery shutdowns
      (some of which are not scheduled in advance)