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Matsumoto Timepiece Museum松本市時計博物館

Museum / Science Museum

This museum displays a wide range of timepieces centering on a collection donated by antique timepiece researcher Chikazo Honda. The museum has a policy of displaying each timepiece in its collection (which contains more than 1,000 items) in working condition whenever possible. The museum also exhibits a number of phonographs, which have a deep connection to the history of timepieces. The museum is notable for the massive pendulum clock, one of Japan's largest, which is built into the front of the building. The museum is a 10-minute walk from JR Matsumoto Station.

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place Nagano Pref. Matsumotoshi Chuou 1-21-15
phone 0263360969

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Address

Nagano Pref. Matsumotoshi Chuou 1-21-15 [map]

Phone

0263360969

Hours
9:00-17:00 (until 16:30)
Closed
Monday (The next day for Public holiday), New Year's Holiday
Fees
[Admission fee to view] Adults (High School Students or higher) 300 yen, Children (Junior High School Students or lower) 150 yen
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Credit Card
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Nagano prefecture is an exciting mix of mountains, hot spring monkeys, and preserved Edo history. At the heart of the Japanese Alps, Nagano is one of the country’s most popular destinations, whether in winter for its snow sports and the much-loved Jigokudani Monkey Park or in the warmer months for discovering the undulating hills on foot. For fantastic Edo architecture, head to the Kiso Valley for a 60-kilometer stretch of quaint wooden buildings that marked the Nakasendo route 200 years ago.

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