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[Reservation required] Special Exhibition "musical box Theater John Tenniel "Alice in Wonderland""


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"A pack of cards flying up over Alice. / Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. With forty-two illustrations by John Tenniel. / Dodgson, Charles Lutwidge, pseud. Lewis Carroll / Tenniel, John, Sir / London: Macmillan & Co., 1866 [1865]"

Image courtesy of The British Library / Uni Photo Press

Special Exhibition "musical box Theater

John Tenniel "Alice in Wonderland""

From Saturday, July 4, 2020 to Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Rokko International Musical Box Museum, as part of the "Alice Fair at Mt. Rokko" jointly with Rokko Garden Terrace, Special Exhibition "musical box Theater John Tenniel "Alice in Wonderland"" It will be held.

*The event was postponed due to the extension of the Yamagami facility's holiday period due to an emergency declaration.
If there are changes due to circumstances, we will inform you on the special website and SNS.


■ "musical box TheaterJohn Tenniel "Alice in Wonderland""

The illustration of "Alice in Wonderland", the first edition of 1865, drawn by John Tenniel will be projected on the screen, and live performances such as antique musical box will be performed.

You can enjoy the story of "Alice in Wonderland" not only by sight but also by hearing by mixing the tone of antique musical box used in the same period as Tennier's illustration.

* You can see it only for the admission fee

[Holding date] 2020From Saturday, July 4 to Wednesday, September 9

*During the session, July 9 (Thursday), 16th (Thursday),August 20 (Thurs), 27 (Thurs), September 3 (Thurs) Is a closed day.
*During the "Alice Fair at Mt. Rokko" jointly held by Rokko Garden Terrace Until Monday, August 31 is.
*Business hours will differ on August 8th (Sat), 9th (Sun), and 13th (Thurs) to 15th (Sat). For more information Here..

[Performance time] From 10:30 to 16:30 Every 30 minutes ~ (About 15 minutes each time)


John Tenniel (John Tenniel, 1820-1914)

One of the British caricaturist/illustrator representing Victorian times. Active as a popular painter of the cartoon magazine "Punch".

Mathematician Charles Ratwidge Dodson (1832-1898) wrote the book "Alice in Wonderland" (first edition in 1865) published by Lewis Carroll, and is a great illustration for "Alice" in posterity. Inspired.

In 1893, he was awarded the title "Night".


John Tenniel
Self-portrait (1889)

■ Strauss Café limited time menu

Rokko International Musical Box Museum Utrauss Cafe During the special exhibition period, will sell a limited menu related to England, which is the stage of the story of "Alice".

Stilton cheeseburger with drink

1,400 yen (tax included)

This burger is made from 100% beef putty and fresh vegetables, topped with British blue cheese "Stilton".


Carrot cake (with drink)

1,250 yen (tax included)

It is a traditional cake made at home in Britain, with dried fruits mixed in a lot of carrots.

Carrot cake


■Special exhibition related events(Additional holding decision!)

"Making a rose corsage of the Queen of Hearts"

As an opening event for the "Alice Fair at Mt. Rokko", we will additionally hold "Making Rose Corsage of Queen of Hearts" held on Saturday, July 4th and Sunday, July 5th. Mainly on the preserved flowers of red and white roses that appear in the story of "Alice," we will combine dried flowers and guinea fowl feathers to make them.

[Date and time] Monday, August 3, 2020 10:10~, 11:00~ (Capacity 12 people each time)

[Payment] 1,200 yen (tax included)

[Reservation] Telephone or WEB reservation

*A separate admission fee is required to participate.

*On the day of the event, the Musical Box Workshop will be canceled from 10:30 to 11:30.

*A similar event will be held at Rokko View Palace in Rokko Garden Terrace 12:00 on Sunday, August 2, 2020. the reservation Here From.


Jointly held Rokko Garden Terrace

" Alice Fair at Mt. Rokko "

From Saturday, July 4, 2020 to Monday, August 31, 2020

Rokko Garden Terrace, you can enjoy exhibitions, events, and shopping for a limited time with the image of the world view of "Alice in Wonderland" by Lewis Carroll.

■ "Alice's picture matching stamp rally" is held!

During the "Rokko Mountain Alice Fair", we will hold a stamp rally to visit the Rokko International Musical Box Museum and Rokko Garden Terrace. Press the stamps at two places in the target facilities to complete the illustration of Alice. By presenting the completed illustrations, all participants will be given a fair limited original postcard.

Stamp rally illustration image

Saturday, July 4th to Monday, August 31st, 2020
[Stamping time]
10:00 to 17:00
*The Rokko International Musical Box Museum is closed at 16:20.
*Thursday 9th July and Thursday 16th July are excluded days.
[Stamp location]
Rokko International Musical Box Museum
Rokko-Shidare Observatory (Rokko Garden Terrace Area)
[Participation fee]
Free *Admission fee is required separately.
[Gift exchange place]
Rokko International Musical Box Museum Reception
Horti (in the Rokko Garden Terrace area)

■ At Rokko Garden Terrace...!

The world view of "Alice in Wonderland" was expressed during the "Alice Fair at Mt. Rokko "Alice garden Will open.
In addition, in various parts of the area, giant Alice picture books and paper-cutting artists, Yusuke Shimomura (1988-) on the theme of Alice Wind art for cutout works Will be on display. You can enjoy the world of "Alice" in the area where you can see the view from the mountain at an altitude of 888m.

Rokko Garden Terrace
Rokko Garden Terrace

Paper cut by Yusuke Shimomura
Paper cut by Yusuke Shimomura

Yusuke Shimomura (1988-)

Born in Osaka. He makes use of his own hand-drawn lines to the fullest to create works that are not only detailed but have a sense of life. We are working on the original paper cutout that we have never seen before.

Since 2014, we have expanded our activities overseas and exhibited at the art fair held at the Louvre Museum in Paris for three consecutive years until 2016.

(Photo by Go Murahigashi)
(Photo by Go Murahigashi)