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Intricate designs and vibrant colours !

In the laid-back port that hosts the Nebuta summer festival, this small museum featuring Japanese... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Quito, Ecuador
Nebuta Galore

It is really a treat to see the Nebuta up close and learn more about the history. I especially... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
Whittier, California
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1-1-1 Yasukata, Aomori 030-0803, Aomori Prefecture
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were on a cruise and found this museum less than a mile from the ship. It not only had some of the lighted paper floats that they use for their anual festival, but hands on experiences trying to create them. Lots of fun!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We needed to kill time before dinner on our one night in Aomori and decided to see this place. We were blown away and very glad we stopped by. Photos really can’t do the place justice. These parade floats are just so intricately built and...More

Thank JasonManikel
Reviewed 4 September 2018

In the laid-back port that hosts the Nebuta summer festival, this small museum featuring Japanese culture through the musical instruments - three-string shamisen, and taiko drums. The summer festival large lantern floats exhibition is vibrant and colourful. Intricately designed and painted rice paper screens depicting...More

Thank global3adventure
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

This Museum is not large but the exhibits are amazing. The creations are a work of art which must have required the artistic talent of many people. Air Conditioned, with a small souvenir shop attached. Reasonably priced entrance fee. Worth a visit

Thank Witchpeace
Reviewed 25 August 2018

It is really a treat to see the Nebuta up close and learn more about the history. I especially enjoyed the cross sectioned Nebuta which showed the frame work and other workings, it was very interesting. It is worth stopping by if you are in...More

Thank Construct37
Reviewed 14 August 2018

You can come and see the floats up close for about 500 yen. Not a lot is in English, and it's crowded during festival time. I like the dark atmosphere so you can see the floats lite up. They also had a live drum band...More

Thank J H
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

This place is so Amazing, you can know everything about nebuta and nebuta festival, you can know history about this place and history about nebuta festival. when you are come from outside of japan and you cant reading Japanese Word, stay calm you can scan...More

Thank DimasLaksani
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful place to spend the afternoon. For the admission price it's a bargin. I bought the ticket for 3 places. Nebuta, hokkamaru, and aspam for 1300yen. You can buy separate admission just for this place. When you enter it first tells you...More

Thank shopgirl08_junk
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

The big highlight of this museum is the opportunity to see the best four floats from the last Nebuta festival up close. There is some history of the festival and info on how the floats get constructed as well. Plus if you time your visit...More

Thank Asterix135
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Had to see this after seeing nebuta during Niseii week in Los Angeles Little Tokyo. Aomori craftsmen had travelled to LA to build one there. Really, it was THE reason to make a stop in Aomori on our way to Sendai from Hakodate. Quite easy...More

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Response from Hatem R | Reviewed this property |
If you are visiting Aomori on a cruise ship, it will not be a walking distance from where your ship will dock. It is around 15 minutes drive. I do not know how much a taxi will cost, but the cruise ship usually provides a... More