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Museum close to port area

Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse is a place where you can find colorful floats thereat. You can also learn... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Hong Kong, China
Intricate designs and vibrant colours !

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

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Quito, Ecuador
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1-1-1 Yasukata, Aomori 030-0803, Aomori Prefecture
+81 17-752-1311
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Nebuta Museum Wa Rasse is a place where you can find colorful floats thereat. You can also learn the background information on the craftsmanship for making these art pieces. If you are visitors from the cruise ships, you will get discounts for entry to this...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sturdy float made of wire with lights that reflect the different colours of the Statue. Its a quick tour not a lot of Statue but they are huge. The place is beside the A store which sells all kinds of apple products.

Thank Uxela
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth a visit, the floats are simply amazing. You wonder at the craftmanship to build such a beautiful delicate construction. To think they build 22 new ones each year. Very colourful and clever

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 12 October 2018 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!

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 11 October 2018 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 3 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
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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