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Nebutaya Warasse

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Address: 1-1-1 Yasukata, Aomori 030-0803 , Aomori Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 17-752-1311
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Slighty expensive

US$4.20 admission fee is slightly expensive considering the exhibition but worth seeing if you have time. You can go there in few minutes walk from JR Aomori station. Square Red... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 17, 2015
Kawasaki, Japan
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Melbourne, Australia
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The nebuta museum is a great way to see the mind blowing detail of these floats up close. Considering you'd pay at least twice as much for a museum like this in Australia, we thought that unlike previous reviewers the 600 yen entrance fee was worth it. Take your camera, as you're going to want to take lots of photos!

Thank Simone R
Kawasaki, Japan
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157 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

US$4.20 admission fee is slightly expensive considering the exhibition but worth seeing if you have time. You can go there in few minutes walk from JR Aomori station. Square Red building.

Thank Keizo
Cairo, Egypt
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277 reviews
100 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

You can see here the award winning floats from the previous Aomori festival and learn a bit about the culture. The floats are absolutely stunning and the amount of detail that goes into their making is mind-boggling.

Thank Hatem R
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278 reviews
132 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

It was very crowded the day we visited here. Of course, it was the day before the actual Nebuta festival. We saw some floats here but our biggest treat was the display of floats ready for the parade the next day at the ASPAM area. The gift shop here has a lot of interesting things for sale.

Thank ROCruiser
Whitehorse, Canada
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385 reviews
121 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

This museum lets you see a few award winning floats up close. They also have a write up on the folk tale behind the float. The banned Star Wars floats were also here so that was a bonus. The staff are helpful and quite willing to help you take photos although it is quite dark in there. Even though I... More 

Thank tropicalnorth
Kawasaki, Japan
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14 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

It's really beautiful and the entrance fee of 600 yen is worth it. There are around 4-5 big floats from last years of festivals and great number of smaller ones. You can fully enjoy the museum - even if you don't know a single japanese word, you will understand how the floats are constructed and everything. You can even try... More 

Thank Jan H
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54 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Visited on our way to Sapporo, this museum is a 1 minute walk from the JR station. Entrance fee is at 600 yen, and well worth it. Only a few floats are on display, but they were very huge and enough to amaze you. 1-2 hours is enough to visit the place, and you can buy souvenirs upon exiting the... More 

Thank cfaa
Phoenix, Arizona
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140 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

We visited the Aomori port for a day during a recent cruise, and I thought that there would not be much to do. However, we were in for a treat. We happened upon the Nebuta Museum, which features several of the recent floats from the annual festival. It was absolutely fantastic. Even without a formal tour, and without Japanese fluency,... More 

1 Thank Nina5136
Kuala Lumpur
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48 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Fantastic floats of the last year. As good as it gets for you can get up close to the floats which during the real festival may not be an option due to the crowds

Thank Poh Chu C
Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The distinctive red linear box (Designed by Molo, d/dt, Frank La Riviere Architects) on the waterfront invite you to come and see what the Nebutaya festival is all about. For a modest fee for 600 yen you can explore the history and interact with the display. the distinctive festival floats in paper are so beautiful in person. The simple timber... More 

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