Rokko International Musical Box Museum

This museum houses many rare automatic musical instruments such as musical boxes familiar in the West in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. A concert is held every half hour using the instruments, giving visitors a chance to hear a special performance.

Open for business All year round
Hours 10:00 to 17:00 (last entry 16:20)
Closed September 1 and 8, Thursdays between November 24 and March 16, December 31, January 1
Entrance fee Adult (12 and over) 1,030 yen, Child (4-11) 510 yen

Experience

Musical Box Assembly

Experience the important process of deciding on the sound of a musical box. Choose a favorite song from Japanese pop or songs of the world and take the musical box home as a souvenir of your travels.

Prices: From 1,600 yen

Shop

Kobe Musical Box

An original musical box made at the museum. A perfect gift from Kobe. Choose the song it will play from among 250 in the catalog.

Prices: From 2,160 yen

Cafe

Strauss Café

This café plays musical box music. Enjoy lunch or afternoon tea with a view of nature on Mt. Rokko.

Hours: 11:00 to 16:30 (last order 16:00)