Kawaguchiko Music Forest Museum, Fujikawaguchiko-machi

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Listen to the pleasant melodies of music boxes at Kawaguchiko Music Forest Museum, a museum dedicated to automated musical instruments from around the globe. Hear a range of different musical genres performed by antique music boxes, and mechanical organs in richly decorated halls, designed to look like luxurious European banquet halls from the Victorian era. Learn about the musical devices and their particular cultural importance during the times before recorded sound. The grounds display manicured lawns and a picturesque canal, all leading up to an extensive view of Mount Fuji across the lake. A visit to Kawaguchiko Music Forest Museum represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Fujikawaguchiko-machi road trip app to plot your vacation.
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  • Interesting place , many automatic organ from 1890-1905 , still working fine. Staff is very kind and willing to explain. They have some scheduled events to show “concerts” of some very ancient and...  more »
  • If you like music, instruments, toys and technology applied to music. This is a nice the choice to go. This museum has quite rare and antiques musical devices an a unique collection of miniatures...  more »
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  • Need to pay an entrance fee to enter. There are lockers to store your luggage as well, of course for a fee as well. You can have a meal at the cafe. Or do a quick shopping at their shops. There are some nice musical boxes for sales, with prices ranging from US$20 to thousands of dollars. There are different timings for various shows. All the shows are well-scheduled such that visitors can enjoy all the shows.
  • Small but very cute place filled with automatic music players.. Recommend getting the coupon from bus stop for 200¥ off. You can rent dresses and feel like a princess inside this little fairy tale place. Though very cute, seemed like it was more for money than music...
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