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Japan Museum of Contemporary Toy & Hall of Music Box (現代玩具博物館・オルゴール夢館)

4.5

Museum / Science Museum

A three-minute walk from the Yunogo Onsen-shimo bus stop on the Uno Bus leaving from Okayama Station. This toy and music box museum celebrated its 15th anniversary in 2010. The museum displays around 600 traditional toys such as European building blocks, as well as 30 music boxes and mechanical dolls made more than a century ago. Toy classes are held in the museum's studio space, and visitors can experience the fun of creating as well as the fun of playing with toys. The history and workings of music boxes are presented in the music box concert hall.

place

Okayama Pref. Mimasakashi Yunogou 319-2 (Tsuyama / MimasakaArea)

phone 0868720003
place

9:30-17:00(Latest entry16:30)

Review of Japan Museum of Contemporary Toy & Hall of Music Box

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2018/01/03 What a pleasant surprise!
In this nice quiet onsen town we didnt expect to find such an interesting place. This place isnt just for kids as Im sure mums and dads will love it just as much.

At the time of writing this...
Reviewed:2017/03/07 Amazing and impressed
We tried to find a place to visit along the way to Tsuyama, Okayama, and happened to find this museum. To our surprise, the place looks simple and small but the music box and toy play demonstration...
Reviewed:2015/06/12 Bought a lovely pig
An unusual collection of mostly German traditional toys and historical music boxes. Not what you would expect in the middle of traditional Japanese countryside and interesting more int he context of...

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Address
Okayama Pref. Mimasakashi Yunogou 319-2 [map]
Area
Tsuyama / MimasakaArea
Phone
0868720003
Hours
9:30-17:00(Latest entry16:30)
Closed
Wednesday (Public holiday and Spring/Summer/Winter holiday Period are open)
Fees
[Admission fee]
[Adults (Junior high school students and older)] 700yen
[Children (4 years old and over)] 300yen
Parking Lot
Available
Credit Card
Not available
Smoking
Not available
Wi-Fi
Not available
Note
Temporary suspension:Closed until May 6, 2020 (Information as of May 5, 2020)
* Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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          Overshadowed by Hiroshima to the west and the Kansai region to the east, Okayama is an easy spot to miss but a nature-rich gem where the Seto Inland Sea laps at its toes and peach and grape farms complete its interior. One of Japan’s Three Great Gardens, Koraku-en in Okayama city is well worth a visit before progressing to Kurashiki, where preserved wooden Edo buildings line the picturesque canal.