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Matsumoto City Scales Museum

3-4-21, Chuo, Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture
+81 263-36-1191
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Small and beautiful

It was raining in Matsumoto so I went to this small museum. It is very beautiful, but there is very... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2016
Anton A
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Barcelona, Spain
Great hands-on museum

This tiny museum has great hands-on exhibits. You can also visit an old house that has both... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2016
Linda C
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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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Aug 20, 2016
“Small and beautiful”
Jul 13, 2016
“Great hands-on museum”
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3-4-21, Chuo, Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture
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+81 263-36-1191
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Reviewed August 20, 2016

It was raining in Matsumoto so I went to this small museum. It is very beautiful, but there is very little information in English so if you don't speak Japanese you will not enjoy it 100%. There is also a place where you can play...More

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Reviewed July 13, 2016

This tiny museum has great hands-on exhibits. You can also visit an old house that has both Japanese and Western features. Great for kids.

Thank Linda C
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Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

This is a good museum to visit if you don't have much else to do. The scales used to differentiate female and male silk worms were quite interesting. It is quite small but there are some fun puzzles to do inside too. Not too much...More

1  Thank Cheryl S
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Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

Really interesting little museum that shows you various scales that were used in Japan. They even have scales that were used to tell the difference between male & female cocoons. The kids were also challenged by some games they had. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Ulibo0
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