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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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  • Boxes of music of all types and for all ages. Refers to childhood. It's surreal. All playing at the same time and move together. Worth a quick visit.
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  • If you like musical boxes, tiny delicate works of art, beautifully crafted anything - you must visit this Music Box Museum. I'm kind of clumsy with my backpack and this was a scary visit. Being heavy ...  more »
  • Very close to where cruise vessels dock. A steam clock stands on the footpath in front of the building. Inside there are thousands of music boxes. They come in all shapes, sizes and are made of differ...  more »