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Matsumoto City Museum

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Small museum in Matsumoto castle area

We stopped by at this museum after visiting the Matsumoto castle as already included in the ticket... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2018
Bangkok, Thailand
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Lovely quick visit

We went because it was included in the entrance price for the castle and we were pleasantly... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2018
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2 Sep 2018
“Small museum in Matsumoto castle area”
18 Aug 2018
“Lovely quick visit”
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4-1 Marunouchi, Matsumoto 390-0873, Nagano Prefecture
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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

We stopped by at this museum after visiting the Matsumoto castle as already included in the ticket to the castle. It was a small museum. The only artifact I enjoyed was the model of the city.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank asdaSap
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

We went because it was included in the entrance price for the castle and we were pleasantly surprised. The ground floor in particular is very nice, and good English translations are provided for the exhibits. This is not the case for the basement and first...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank cfisgroschi
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Well worth spending a few minutes looking around. MORE THAN YOU WOULD EXPECT. Included in visit to adjoining castle.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank steve h
Reviewed January 8, 2018

Admission to this museum is included when you buy a castle ticket. It is fun to peruse the exhibits, but you are at a huge disadvantage if you can't read Japanese. There are very few exhibits with translations. This museum does get huge points for...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Nancy M
Reviewed June 12, 2017

Entry to this museum is included with entry to Matsumoto Castle and is well worth including in a visit. It gives an interesting insight into the history of the town and includes a model of the town as it was historically.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank pipi_on_the_go
Reviewed May 11, 2017

A very interesting museum, set on 2 floors. Entry is included in your castle ticket, and it is situated next to the castle. The exhibits looked very interesting, but unfortunately some only had Japanese information labels. A ood museum all the same.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank ExiledDonkey
Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

Included in the admission of the castle this place outlines the history of the town and region. English signage is a bit lacking in some parts. Some good insight into Japanese culture and heritage of the town.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank normannorma1
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

The ticket to the museum was included in the ticket for the castle so we decided to go. We had some fun about the English descriptions that were not very informative at best (having to read the sign 3 times to understand the displayed item...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank charlottew270
Reviewed February 6, 2017 via mobile

Matsumoto museum ticket is included in the castle admission. The exposition is not very attractive, although some important pieces are displayed here. A handful free bike share system operates in front of it.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank DC-3Viator
Reviewed January 12, 2017

The museum has some interesting exhibits but not enough English translations. It comes with the entrance to Matsumoto castle but is only currently worth a short visit.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Peter K
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