Otaru Music Box Museum Main Building, Otaru

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Discover an important part of the city's cultural heritage at Otaru Music Box Museum Main Building, a museum and shop dedicated to music boxes. The finely crafted music players have a striking effect, both visually and audibly, with moving mechanisms producing a range of songs and pieces, and a diverse array of designs and materials used in their manufacturing. Learn about the history of music boxes and their significance in local culture, as well as seeing and hearing a number of demonstrations. Head to the gift shop to pick up a music box to take away with you, a fitting memento of your time in the city. Before you head to Otaru, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Otaru trip builder website , to make sure you see all that Otaru has to offer, including Otaru Music Box Museum Main Building.
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  • It's a place that's very crowded, so it's easy to find. There are a lot of different designs and singing. The interior lighting, wooden floors and interiors were so pretty. There is also a small clock tower right in front of the entrance, which, at some point, produces steam. I don't know the exact operating time because it's not the right time. The price of the organ is too expensive. In addition to the adgrau, glass crafts are also sold, which are expensive. It's a great place to stay. However, it's worth visiting just by exploring the various music and pretty interiors.
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  • When I stopped by at otaru sightseeing, I was overwhelmed by a tremendous number of music boxes and the music boxes of various designs were lined up. The hotel was also surrounded by the sound of music boxes in a large and wonderful space.
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  • What a fantastic museum. If you like music boxes, even just a little, this place will amaze you. I sure was. music box pieces from a dollar all the up into the 10's of thousands. I was thinking it would not be worth the trip from Sapporo....glad i was wrong. I suggest going right at evening because after you step out of the museum you see the beautiful small town lights all around. A beautiful winter costal town.
  • Splendid place with tons of tourists! I personally liked the second floor. Staffs are very friendly.
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