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Hamamatsu Museum of Musical Instruments

3-9-1 Chuo, Chuo-ku, Hamamatsu 430-0929, Shizuoka Prefecture
+81 53-451-1128
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Good collection

Good collection of instruments from around the world. 2 stories doesnt need much time. Has a good... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
Amman, Jordan
via mobile
Amazing displays

We visited this museum on our recent trip to Hamamatsu and it was wonderful! They have musical... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2017
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3-9-1 Chuo, Chuo-ku, Hamamatsu 430-0929, Shizuoka Prefecture
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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Good collection of instruments from around the world. 2 stories doesnt need much time. Has a good gift shop and cafe. Live shows and videos are available. All signs are in Japanese. No English. Admission 800yen

Thank HNAsmar
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We visited this museum on our recent trip to Hamamatsu and it was wonderful! They have musical instruments from all over the world. We were able to see instruments that we have never seen and I was surprised at how big some of them were...More

Thank mibaba4
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Excellent on a rainy day and also kids friendly. Being the home town of Yamaha and Kawai, besides the various instruments from all over the whole, it has a comprehensive collection on the piano history. You can study the evolution of the piano in detail...More

Thank KuK_Traveler
Reviewed 6 January 2017

【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...More

Thank T h
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...More

Thank drshoph
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?...More

Thank Jen L
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,...More

Thank LG_Kay
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...More

Thank Nadish M
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...More

Thank SusantoWu
Reviewed 3 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...More

Thank Richard B
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