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Hydrangea and autumn leaves whose color changes as autumn deepens. At the museum garden, you can feel the changing seasons through various flowers. It is also the venue for the "Rokko Meets Art Art Walk", where you can see art works that can only be seen here. Why don't you spend a relaxing time in the museum garden in the autumn of art?

 

Image: Museum Garden Concept<br>Museum Garden Concept

Museum garden concept
Museum Garden Concept

The garden of the Rokko International Musical Box Museum, which is surrounded by the mountains of Mt. Rokko, aims to create a space where you can feel extraordinary experience and peace of mind in harmony with the Western-style building and the surrounding nature. You can enjoy not only the flowers but also the buds and dead plants as well as the plants and scenery of the four seasons in the English garden style, which combines a lot of Yakuzusa.

How to enjoy spring

  • Enjoy the early spring bulb and sprouts season.
    Enjoy the early spring bulb and sprouts season.

    From late March to early May, bulbs such as crocus, narcissus, and muscari begin to bloom. The buds of trees and flowers that wake up from winter are beautiful, and it is a season when daily changes are fun.

  • English garden colored with shukune grass
    English garden colored with shukune grass

    Shukune grass is a flower that grows over the years by rooting in the soil and blooms every year. The style of a garden that you can enjoy by combining these flowers is called an English garden.

  • A relaxing place surrounded by Odemari and roses
    A relaxing place surrounded by Odemari and roses

    Odemari blooms with pure white flowers in early June. In early July, you can enjoy roses with small fluffy flowers.

How to enjoy summer-autumn

  • Junsai and sheep rush spreading on the surface of the water
    Junsai and sheep rush spreading on the surface of the water

    The central area of the courtyard, which is a private area, is a pond. The surface of the water is covered with Junsai, Asaza, and Rhizoma. You can view the pond from any part of the garden. The boat floating on the pond is also a point of view.

  • Rokko Mountain where you can enjoy hydrangea from summer to autumn
    Rokko Mountain where you can enjoy hydrangea from summer to autumn

    You can enjoy hydrangea from mid-July and hydrangea, hydrangea and American hydrangea from late July. On the cool Mt. Rokko, you can see the hydrangea changing colors until the middle of autumn, when the flowers are over.

  • Autumn leaves and autumn flowers
    Autumn leaves and autumn flowers

    At the top of Mt. Rokko, you can see the autumn colors of the mountains from around mid October. In the garden, trees such as Ryobu, Koasai, and Komayumi turn red. In addition, wild grass and Japanese pampas grass such as sage daisy and cherry tree are beautiful. Please feel the unique atmosphere of autumn.

How to spend in the garden

  • Cafes and reading in nature
    Cafes and reading in nature

    In the courtyard, you can relax on benches, chairs, tables, hammocks installed between trees, and a rustic sitting area made of stone. You can spend a leisurely time with books and drinks brought out from the museum library.

  • Enjoy events and workshops
    Enjoy events and workshops

    A variety of seasonal events are held in the courtyard. We hold hand-rolled organ performances, concerts, and flower arrangement classes using flowers in the garden. This is a way to enjoy the museum.

  • Take a walk while enjoying the sounds and art
    Take a walk while enjoying the sounds and art

    There are walking paths where you can hear the sounds of birds and the sound of water in the courtyard where birdhouse musical box are installed in various places. In the autumn, the work of the annual "Rokko Meets Art Walk of Art" is also exhibited, and new discoveries are made every year.