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Kawaguchiko Music Forest Museum

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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Awesome place / Great views

This place is known for its automated music gadgets, which I thought were ok. However, what really... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MNarciso
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Sydney, Australia
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Interesting Collection

I'm impressed with the collection of restored mechanical playing instruments from the last century... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
Tom L
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Melbourne, Australia
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3077-20 Kawaguchi, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun 401-0304, Yamanashi Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked in here whilst push bike riding around the lake with very little to no idea of expectations. A series of different themed rooms and concert halls all offering different things. Just a comment about Mina the “Clown of the Opera” - what a hoot....More

Thank Greg W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is known for its automated music gadgets, which I thought were ok. However, what really blew me away was the small Knick-knacks scattered throughout the place. Especially fascinating was the Mt Fuji view and the crystal tree which was soooo pretty. A pleasant...More

Thank MNarciso
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

IMHO, The entrance fee is not worth the price.. Its like a European style garden and building.. Nothing much to see.. Only Beautiful garden and buildings.. We’re traveling with elderly in wheelchair and its not that convenient too.. so we don’t get to explore that...More

Thank Michelle L
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

I'm impressed with the collection of restored mechanical playing instruments from the last century. It's a great place for fans of classical music. Very informative exhibits and fun to bring the kids.

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Entrance fee of 1500yen for an adult. We bought the two days transportation ticket and this allows us to take the Kawaguchi tourist bus - Red, Green or Blue line; and also a round trip on the Mt Fuji Ropeway and the Ensoleille sightseeing boat...More

Thank GAN L
Reviewed 6 July 2018

A bit surprised to see a European styled music museum near our hotel but we decided to spend a few hours exploring. It did not disappoint. As other reviewers mentioned, definitely worth attending a few performances during your visit. In particular, the sand art was...More

Thank mfp1994
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Nice place especially for flowers lovers, full of blooming and colorful roses. Good sorrounding area, easy to access (by bus infront of the station). But it is overpriced to my idea.

Thank Andreas H
Reviewed 6 June 2018

It's hard for me to rate this place actually. It rather left me confused. It is full of tour groups (certainly was when we entered at opening time), the buildings are rather kitsch (think a Disney-esque version of European style), and the gardens are neither...More

Thank venividivice
Reviewed 30 May 2018

There were music boxes in everything in the shop - in keyrings, on hanging decorations, in cabinets. I had only known one type of music box so did not expect this! Everything was so beautiful and I also admired the really early versions of the...More

Thank PuritaM1
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

plenty of spots for taking pictures. Too bad Mount Fuji was partly hidden then.... cleared up only after we left.... but the gardens in itself was blooming when we visited.

Thank Joven O
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Grace L
24 April 2018|
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Response from tj88chen | Reviewed this property |
There are several souvenir shops in the museums. I didn't see any DIY workshops for such but you should be able to buy one with your favourite songs.
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gooddaytoday2015
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Response from AraleMelbourne | Reviewed this property |
The bus goes round in a loop and stops at all the different popular tourist attractions. The 1000¥ Is a daily fare. You can hop on and off if you buy the daily ticket. You can buy a 2 days ticket for 1300¥. If you only visit... More
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