<Renewal Open> "ROKKO Forest Sound Museum" is born!
  • Holding period 2021/07/16 ~ 2022/07/15
  • Last updated 2021/06/09

<Renewal Open> "ROKKO Forest Sound Museum" is born!

  • Holding period 2021/07/16 ~ 2022/07/15
  • Last updated 2021/06/09

<Renewal Open> "ROKKO Forest Sound Museum" is born!

Reopened on July 16, 2021!

On Friday, July 16, 2021, the "Rokko International Musical Box Museum" will be reopened as the "ROKKO Forest Sound Museum"!

Rokko International Musical Box Museum Musical Box Museum was opened on July 21, 1994 musical box Museum Hall of Halls Rokko", a museum that displays and plays mechanical instruments centered musical box

On March 23, 2012, we changed the name to "Rokko International Musical Box Museum" and have been working to ensure that customers of all ages can have a comfortable time.

This time, based on the concept of "a museum where you can be gentle by receiving the sound of the forest" = a message that reaches your heart "", musical box, the garden "SIKI Garden-Sound" that aims to harmonize with the nature of Mt. Rokko We will create a "walking path" and renew it so that you can spend a comfortable time surrounded by nature.

A facility that can be enjoyed even in the corona

The museum has been working for 27 years since 1994 mechanical instruments such as musical box produced in Europe and the United States more than 100 years ago, and allows you to appreciate the sounds of the collection in a concert format.

However, due to the influence of the new coronavirus infection, it has become difficult to convey the charm of the collection only by visiting and playing indoors.

In this renewal plan, it is one of the attractions of Mt. Rokko. Taking advantage of the rich natural environment, I don't mind even if it's a corona A facility where you can spend a comfortable time Will be reborn as.

* Due to construction work, the entire building will be temporarily closed from June 21st (Monday) to July 1st (Thursday). The Strauss Café will be closed from June 19th (Sat) to July 11th (Sun). We apologize for the inconvenience, and thank you for your cooperation.

ROKKO Forest Sound Museum Logo Concept Story

■ Logo design

ROKKO Mori no Oto Museum's logo mark that expresses the elements related to "a gentle cozy experience surrounded by sounds in Rokko no Mori" with line drawings. We wanted you to open the door of the forest and experience something that would make you get out of your daily life.

■ Concept story

A little away from the busy daily life

Try to open the door of the forest

Surrounded by a rich forest, take a deep breath slowly

When you close your eyes and listen carefully, you can hear the sound of the forest.

I see, the forest is kind

ROKKO Forest Sound Museum Facility Introduction

■ SIKI Garden-Sound Walking Path- (Old Museum Garden)

A natural garden where you can enjoy the natural expressions of the four seasons of Mt. Rokko.

In addition to regular outdoor concerts by musicians in the garden, you can enjoy outdoor exhibitions related to "sound." In addition to creating a cozy healing space such as a hammock and a wooden deck, the concept of "luxury of nothing" is a "sound bench" that automatically plays music when the customer sits, and transparency without a framework. Introducing the "SIKI Dome", which is separated only by the curtain, you can spend a private relaxing time.

In addition, we are planning to create Japan's first "Winter Garden" in winter.

■ Forest Sound Hall  (former musical box Museum Main Building)

At the Mori no Oto Hall, musical box, a "concert without performers" will be held every day from 00:00 to enjoy the performances and demonstrations of the collection.

The concert, which is currently held for 15 minutes once, will be extended to 30 minutes after the renewal, and a new chair with a backrest will be introduced so that you can relax and enjoy yourself.

■ Forest Café (formerly Strauss Café)

The food and drink menu will be renewed so that you can easily use it for one plate lunch and semi-self-style cafes. You can eat and drink not only in the store but also on the terrace in the SIKI garden.

We will develop the menu with an awareness of "realizing a sustainable society", consider local production for local consumption,consider animal welfare, and promote fair trade.

■ Museum Shop Tokino & “Kobe Musical Box” Studio

In musical box, the shop handles miscellaneous goods with natural wood and sound motifs, relaxing goods, and other products that are in line with the facility concept.

“Kobe Musical Box” Studio, you can experience making musical box your own tone by holding a "Musical Box Workshop".

ROKKO Forest Sound Museum Facility Overview

■ Admission fee

Adults (junior high school students and above) 1,300 yen / Children (4 years old to elementary school students) 600 yen

* Including tax and concert fee.

■ Business hours

From 10:00 to 17:00 (reception closes at 16:30)

* Business start time on July 16th (Friday) is 12:00.

■ Closed days

Every Thursday (* Open from July 22nd to August 26th, 2021 and Thursday from September 16th to November 18th)

December 31st (Friday), January 1st, 2022 (Saturday)


Renewal commemorative concert "Joe Hisaishi" without a performer

In addition to the introduction and performance of the museum's collection, the songs of Japan's leading composer, Yuzuru Hisashi, will be performed live on the world's largest dance organs, antique musical box and other mechanical instruments

You can watch the concert as many times as you like in a day with only admission fee.

In addition, we will introduce episodesof memories of Joe Hisaishi's songs solicited from customers in the concert. By listening to the music along with the memories of various people, the viewer can also look back on their own memories and spend a time feeling nostalgia.

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