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Hamamatsu Station 

[Hamamatsu Museum of Musical Instruments]

Delight in wonderful instruments from around the world right here in Hamamatsu, a city of music

Hamamatsu Museum of Musical Instruments is a public museum in Hamamatsu, a city of music. The museum has about 1,300 instruments on permanent display, the largest collection in the East among museums specializing in musical instruments. The museum includes a forte piano from the halcyon days of Beethoven and Chopin, but it's not all western instruments: with traditional Japanese items, and pieces from Africa and Asia, this is a truly global exhibition. Visitors can also try world instruments at their leisure in the hands-on room.
Address 3-9-1 Chuo, Naka-ku, Hamamatsu-shi, Shizuoka
Phone +81-53-451-1128 (Japanese only)
Opening hours 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Holidays 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month (Thursday if Wednesday is a holiday. Open everyday in August), year-end and New Year
* Some unscheduled holidays.
* There may be holidays due to maintenance and inspections etc.
Admission fee Adults 800 yen
High school students 400 yen
Junior high school students and under / persons aged 70 and over / persons with disabilities Free
* Additional viewing tickets may be required during special exhibitions.
Access Approx. 10-minute walk from "Hamamatsu Station" of JR Tokaido Shinkansen.
URL http://www.gakkihaku.jp/

updated on Sep 29, 2017

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