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Matsumoto Timepiece Museum

Tokei Hakubutsukan 時計博物館


49th year of the Showa era(1974), Mr.Chikazo Honda donated his old western and Japanese timepiece collection, in which he devoted himself to, hoping many people could enjoy it for a long time. Over the course of time, some citizens donated more timepieces and enriched the collection, which led to the opening of Matsumoto Timepiece Museum on September 1st, 2002. The biggest feature of the museum is that many of the timepieces are displayed working. There are more than 300 timepieces. The museum hopes that it will become a landmark in Matsumoto and every visitor has a wonderful time.

Access A 10-minute walk from JR Matsumoto train station / Town Sneaker bus from JR Matsumoto Station (get off at Tokei Hakubutukan [Timepiece Museum])
A 15-minute drive from Matsumoto IC
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Admission Y300[250] for adults, Y150[100] for Elementary to Junior High School students, group discounts (more than 20 people) are in the '[]' parenthes.
Hours 9am - 5pm (doors close 4:30pm)
Closed Mondays (but open on National Holiday-Mondays, closed next day instead), Dec 29 - Jan 3
Tel 0263-36-0969

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