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The Kyoto Arashiyama Orgel Museum

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1-38, Tateishich, Sagatenryuji, Ukyo-Ku, Kyoto 616-8385, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed April 14, 2018

After strolling around Arashiyama in the morning, we took a rest in the tea house at the Kyoto Arashiyama Orgel Museum. Although a bit small in size, the display of music boxes was nice and the cake/coffee sets were delicious too. The place was very...More

1  Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

We came across this place by chance, we were looking for somewhere where we could get coffee and cake and came. Across this place. To our surprise, the place. Was full of music boxes and automatic musical machines. The owner was very helpful and even...More

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Reviewed April 5, 2018

Found by accident when looking for something to eat. Had a nice dessert and beer in the cafe and then explored the museum upstairs. Good demonstrations of musical boxes and automatons by an enthusiastic guide.

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Reviewed January 12, 2018

If you have already been to the Kawaguchiko Music Forest then you could give this music box museum a miss. If you haven't then this may be something you can consider. The second floor is the actual museum part. The ground floor is for merchandise...More

1  Thank AraleMelbourne
Reviewed December 15, 2017

I went to the museum in September 2017. It is a small museum, home to a wide variety of antique music boxes and automatas from several countries. The museum also houses the oldest kind of music box which originates from Switzerland. The receptionist was very...More

1  Thank Melani Y
Reviewed May 8, 2017

The museum was located in the busy street of Arashiyama. They still have the old school music boxes for display. We just strolled around the museum and have no time to try the tea set there due to time limitation. Worth to have a look...More

1  Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed March 30, 2017

I can't tell much if you only look from outside. But, Inside the Music Box museum, it was awesome. This is my first time visit this Arashiyama Orgel Museum and my wife & me really love it. You can enjoy good coffee while hear a...More

2  Thank MrJ0ck0
Reviewed January 6, 2017

Music Box Museum in Arashiyama; cute little museum where they still have old school music boxes on display (those with a ballarina dancing and turning rounds).

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Reviewed December 9, 2016

The museum is located along the busy street of Arashiyama centre. By chance we have a cup of coffee and cake on ground floor of the building and allowed to pay a short visit to the museum free of charge. There were quite a number...More

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Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

We paid for the guided tour on the 2nd Level and were treated to a wonderful display of many types of Orgels. The guide was very meticulous in sharing the historical context of each orgel and went into a detailed explanation of their operating mechanisms...More

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