Enjoy the sound and nature
About Rokko Musical Box Museum & Gardens MORINONE

What is Rokko Musical Box Museum & Gardens MORINONE?


The facility was opened on July 21, 1994 as a museum that collects musical box and other mechanical instruments. In 1996, it was designated as a museum-equivalent facility for the first time in Japan as a museum for mechanical instruments.


It was reopened as the current "Rokko Musical Box Museum & Gardens MORINONE" on July 16, 2021, and now serves as a healing space on Mt. Rokko, where visitors can enjoy the garden surrounded by nature and a variety of "sounds."

Forget the hustle and bustle of everyday life and spend a relaxing time.

How to enjoy the museum

Forest sound hall

Mori no Oto Hall exhibits musical box and other mechanical instruments were popular in Europe and America from the late 19th century to the early 20th century. This collection is a historical and cultural heritage that conveys to the present day the technological capabilities and passion for music of the people of that time, and it gives us an everlasting impression. In addition, in Concert Room on the second floor, a concert is held every hour by a staff member who gives commentary, and you can actually listen to the sounds of mechanical instruments and other items in the collection.

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SIKI Garden~ The Path of Sounds~

In the natural garden that is in harmony with the nature of Mt. Rokko, you can enjoy the scenery of the four seasons and various flowers. The "Sound Walkway" where you can walk while enjoying the bells, small musical box, and street organs is unique to the museum. In the relaxing space surrounding the pond, it is recommended to enjoy reading and the menu of the cafe as if you were on a picnic. Please spend a relaxing day surrounded by greenery.

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Musical Box Workshop /instrument making experience

In Musical Box Workshop, you can experience the key process of weaving lovely sounds. Why not find your favorite sound and make a one-of-a-kind musical box? We also offer the opportunity to make musical instruments such as tambourines, castanets, and kalimbas. Specialist staff will be on hand to help you, so everyone from adults to children can have fun.

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Museum shop Toon

A musical box specialty store that offers everything from affordable items that are perfect for commemorating your trip to gifts for special occasions and gems that you want to keep near you for the rest of your life. Some products can be engraved with a message or name, so you can take home only one special musical box in the world. Professional staff who know all about musical box will propose the desired product. The online shop also musical box.

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Morino Cafe

We offer semi-self-service one-plate lunches and cafe menus. Our carefully-selected menu is not only delicious, but also conscious of "realizing a sustainable society" through such features as "local production for local consumption," "attention to animal welfare," and "promotion of fair trade." In addition to dining inside the restaurant, you can also dine on the terrace seats in SIKI Garden. Please spend a relaxing time surrounded by the various "sounds of the forest," such as the sound of the wind, the murmuring of water, and the singing of birds.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Frequently Asked Questions