Otaru Orgel Museum Main Building, Otaru

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Discover an important part of the city's cultural heritage at Otaru Orgel 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. Our Otaru itinerary builder makes visiting Otaru Orgel Museum Main Building and other Otaru attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • August 14, 2017
    It is a popular streets of Otaru was born I can foresee the hustle and bustle of the street. The Center is the Otaru music box Museum. Very popular with women especially popular and recently stolen Asian tourists are rife that foreign Stampede. 1000 yen from high-priced to its product lineup is amazing. It is always this crowded then as long as.
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  • August 8, 2017
    But the not-so-small scale inside the shop with a decent design there are a lot of music. Up on the second floor of the expensive and I was able to see the old. Music box you can move from per puff bread, too.
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  • August 6, 2017
    There are more than 25,000 music boxes come in different sizes and shapes with high sound quality and simple, fun boxes. Some are exquisite and rare antique, reminds me of Faberge imperial eggs collec...  more »

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