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Daimyo Clock Museum

2-1-27 Yanaka, Taito, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3821-6913
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Telling time in early modern Japan

I love small quirky museums and this one was great. It is a private collection that is housed in a... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2016
Susan B
Very disappointed

Unfortunately this museum is all in Japanese with no English translation. I’m sure this museum... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2015
RemiAust
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  • Excellent7%
  • Very good7%
  • Average38%
  • Poor48%
  • Terrible0%
16 May 2016
“Telling time in early modern Japan”
27 Nov 2015
“Very disappointed”
LOCATION
2-1-27 Yanaka, Taito, Tokyo Prefecture
Ueno, Asakusa
CONTACT
+81 3-3821-6913
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Reviewed 16 May 2016

I love small quirky museums and this one was great. It is a private collection that is housed in a private home that is endearingly shabby. The clocks themselves represent an elite Japanese fascination with Western timepieces--but the clocks were not just copies of Western...More

1  Thank Susan B
Reviewed 28 November 2015

Unfortunately this museum is all in Japanese with no English translation. I’m sure this museum would be very interesting but we couldn’t understand any of the display descriptions. I would suggest the Museum owners consider providing some English translation. It is also worthy to note...More

2  Thank RemiAust
Reviewed 23 February 2014 via mobile

This little museum appears to be a private collection that has been opened to the public. It's probably a great place for someone who is as devoted to antique clocks as Paul Keating is. There are no English explanations provided, but if one reads Japanese,...More

3  Thank Banda-in-Japan
Nearby
Ueno, Asakusa
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old
Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa.
Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit
a variety of different museums and galleries. At
Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the
grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed
alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at
the end of the year, when many people go on shopping
...More
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