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Hamamatsu Museum of Musical Instruments

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Address: | Adjacent to Act Tower, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture
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意外と楽しい! Musical instruments city, Hamamatsu.

【アクセス】 駅から10分かからず、と好アクセスロケーション。 [Access] It takes less than 10 minutes from JR Hamamatsu station. 【入場料と印象】 Hotelで割引券Getして入場が吉です。一般は800円。隔週水曜日の休館日注意。 Entree fee is 800 Yen... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Kawasaki, Japan
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Kawasaki, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

【アクセス】 駅から10分かからず、と好アクセスロケーション。 [Access] It takes less than 10 minutes from JR Hamamatsu station. 【入場料と印象】 Hotelで割引券Getして入場が吉です。一般は800円。隔週水曜日の休館日注意。 Entree fee is 800 Yen. You must get a discount ticket in Hotels. Is is closed on some Wednesday. 入ったとたんに地味なアジア系の楽器の展示で、「失敗したか!」と思いましたが…。BFのヨーロッパの鍵盤、管楽器のコレクションには驚きました。 音楽好きだけでなく結構楽しめる博物館です。楽器には手を触れられませんが、写真はOKです。 浜松市の楽器への想いが感じられる場所です。ぜひ! When I just entered, I felt I have entered "Wrong place" since there were many unimpressed Asian instruments. But, there are huge collection... More 

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Lexington, KY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

We were in town for a weekend and noticed that we had not been to this attraction before. Being close to Act Tower, it was really easy to get to. When inside, we were treated to a history of how music is and was made around the world. It will only take you about an hour, but the collection is... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

In my research of things to do in Hamamatsu, the Museum of Musical Instruments popped up very often but the lack of English materials on this museum didn't make it too exciting. Still, we had free time so we went anyway and you know what? I'm glad we went. The museum has an extensive collection of instruments from around the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

This museum is 10 minutes walk from Hamamatsu JR station, entrance fee 400 yen. It has an impressive collections of musical instruments all over the world. First floor showcased Japan and Asia, while lower level are instruments from the rest of the world: Europe, Africa, South America, etc. Some of the instruments were unique, which I have never seen before.... More 

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Thank LG_Kay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

As you enter the Museum you will spot the Golden long musical instrument which resembles a Chariot. That's just the beginning. HAMAMATSU MUSEUM OF INSTRUMENTS is a good location to be visited. The famous Kawaii Instruments also happens to have their Head quarters along with Yahama Instruments and Suzuki at HAMAMATSU. While you watch the extended display of Instruments you... More 

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Medan, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

It was my first time to visit a music museum and was both suprised and happy to make up my mind to visit it. There are practically every piece of musical instrument ever created in the world. What I really love is reading the history of the musical instrument.

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Thank SusantoWu
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

Lots of amazing musical instruments. Some from the past, many unfamiliar ones from around the world. The Hamamatsu Museum of Musical Instruments has some unique items, especially in it's display of pianos. My favourite section was the display of old (and not so old) electronic keyboards and synthesisers.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015

This is simply amazing. There are several exhibition rooms for music from Asia, Japan, Africa and Europe respectively. The part featuring developement of modern piano is most amazing. Very detailed presentation of almost all ancient piano ancestor, such as harpsichord, clavichord and how these evolves to modern piano. A museum definitely not to be missed for musician of any discipline.

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Kobe, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2015 via mobile

To be honest, I wasn't expecting much, but it was well worth it. There's a big collection of instruments from around the world with audio samples as well as a play room where you can also muck around too. Audio guide is also free which is quite informative.

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2015

This is the largest municipal museum of musical instruments in Asia, and was the very first of its kind to open up in Japan. The museum has an incredible 1,200 musical instruments on display. It costs just ¥400 to enter. For most of the instruments there are two sets of headphones. I take great pleasure in looking at each instrument,... More 

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