Otaru Music Box Museum


Otaru Music Box Museum is one of the largest museum shops of music boxes, orgel, in Japan.  The beautiful century-old building, designated as one of historic landmarks of OtaruCity, is full of music boxes in various sizes and types.

Among many historical warehouses made by soft stones in the city, this building really stands out with red brick walls and Renaissance style arch -top windows.


In front of the museum is the Steam Clock made by a Canadian clock maker. The five steam chimes blow the melody every 15 minutes and the main steam whistles on the hour. This is a popular landmark for tourists. 

At Otaru Music Box Museum Hall Number 2, you can enjoy the sound of Aeolian Pipe Organs, an antique automatic pipe organ, built in Englandand the first of its kind introduced to Japan.

You can make “the only one music box in the world” at Handicraft Studio, You-Kobo. Variety of materials such as glass accessories as well as methods including fusing and sandblasting are available.


*Otaru One Day Tour   (8HRS.) (private tour for a group)
Otaru Canal, Kitaichi Glassware shop,and Music Box Museum


*Sapporo and Otaru One Day Tour  (    8 HRS.) (private tour for a group)

The essentials of Sapporo and Otaru

*Otaru Half Day Tour  ( 4 HRS.) (private tour for a group)
Otaru Canal, Kitaichi Glassware shop, and Music Box Museum




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