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Otaru Orgel Museum Main Building

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4-1 Sumiyoshicho, Otaru 047-0015, Hokkaido
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The music box was first brought to Japan in 1852 by a Dutch trader. The red brick building houses fascinating exhibitions of numerous well-preserved antique music boxes, and mechanical dolls of historical value. There is an extensive collection of a wide variety of music boxes...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Iconic Otaru Steam Clock - this steam clock is one of two in the world – the other resides in Gastown, Vancouver, B.C. Canada. It was made by Canadian clock maker Raymond Sounders in 1977. Made of bronze, it stands 5.5 m in height, 1...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2018

Otaru is famous for Music box. The place located along the way sakaimachi street. It's very easy to spot on. This music box has 3 store, they sell variety of music box. Inside the building also have the old model of museum box for tourist...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Tourist trap if you enjoy buying trinkets. Still worth a look and walk about just to look at the intricate music boxes

1  Thank re1na
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

We were looking for music boxes as gift, and was recommended by hotel staff to look no further than here. We had to thank her. Not only we got what we were looking for, we had a great time wondering inside this amazing building. There...More

2  Thank ongwl82016
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

This antique red brick building caught my attention when we were in Otaru looking for some souvenirs to bring home because it really looked very unique and historical. I’m very happy that I went inside to see various antique furnitures and of course, a lot...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2018

I visited this place with my family 4 years ago during a vacation trip to Hokkaido, and it sticks in my memory ever since. The place is official known as a "museum" of music boxes, while in fact it's more of a craft house and...More

2  Thank Poom N
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

My family visited this Musical Box Museum. There were many musical boxes on sale in this museum which had three storeys. My ladies spent hours shopping in this place. You may wish to note that this shopping place closes at 1800. It was a great...More

1  Thank Edward W
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

The building is actually is a huge store with all kinds of music boxes. The huge building consists of 3 floors and there are music boxes available in all different forms and price ranges. The third floor consists of unique and expensive specimens that might...More

Thank Alexx_10
Reviewed 20 February 2018

We went here on a recent trip to Otaru, walking along the tourist street. This is a magnificent building with a stone front and multi-story timber interior with creaking ancient timber floors, very charming. This is a paradise for music box lovers with a magnificent...More

1  Thank John L
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Dian W
4 September 2017|
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Response from Jangtravels | Reviewed this property |
huge range of music boxes. really depends on what u want
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Akuny
2 June 2017|
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Response from Ricky C | Reviewed this property |
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Joyann L
5 March 2017|
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Response from Sukhum T | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you can. If yes, it must be very expensive, the melodies in the music box is quite simple, it contain with just 5-8 melodies, for more complicated music is unbelievable expensive.
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