Matsumoto City Timepiece Museum

Travel Guide - Matsumoto City Timepiece Museum


Matsumoto City Timepiece Museum showcases antique western and Japanese timepieces that Mr. Chikazo Honda collected throughout his life. The museum's symbol, the pendulum clock on the outside wall is the largest in Japan. The clocks from the collection that are on display all work to some degree. At any time, about 110 timepieces and related items are on display, categorized by theme and accompanied by explanations. Throughout the year the displays change and about 3oo different timepieces are exhibited.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 9:00 - 17:00 *admission until 30 minutes before closing


  • Mondays (or the following day when it falls on a national holiday)
  • December 29 - January 3

Price / RatePrice / Rate

  • 300 yen (General, Adult)
  • 150 yen (Child)

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 10 minutes walk from Matsumoto Station on the JR lines or Kamikochi Line

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 1-21-15, Chuo, Matsumoto-shi, Nagano, 390-0811



Sarah Millman  @Heart_of_Time - 2014-11-27
@gamesdevsw @Sae_Matsumoto Someone needs to topple the goliath!! Though saying that, I'll probably be on her team, so... ;D
The Gentleman Baker  @GentlemanBaker - 2014-11-27
@NigelSlater @PostcardTeas What tea are you rocking sir? I've got a mug of Master Matsumoto’s Supernatural Black on the go as we speak.
Sapphire_Music_Mgt  @Sapphire_Mgt - 2014-11-27
You Matsumoto YouTube - #Youtube #Music #Instrumental #BGM #Rock #Classical #Club
松本りせ七森中生徒会生徒会長  @Matsumoto_Rise - 2014-11-27
Yesterday is Yesterday.Tomorrow is important.
  @kai12_23 - 2014-11-27
@matsumoto_19 Yes^o^
1811 tracks  @1811tracks - 2014-11-27
New favorite: Takuya Matsumoto - EKR’s Galactic Dance - Clone Royal Oak 025 by @CloneRecords on #SoundCloud
レインボーキャンディーキリ✧  @TheTamanegiGirl - 2014-11-27
Omg jun wants to try and jump the new long part of the cliff climb YOU CRAZY MATSUMOTO don't die ;;
松本りせ七森中生徒会生徒会長  @Matsumoto_Rise - 2014-11-27
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
'Lil Miss Gl00M&D00M  @Drea_Matsumoto - 2014-11-27
omg best album ever:
ginger  @ginger_bit - 2014-11-27
I ❤ Matsumoto! XD He chose Wasurerarenai as his song for winter... *sigh* This man, really!! 🌈
'Lil Miss Gl00M&D00M  @Drea_Matsumoto - 2014-11-27
Why are you driving an impala.
松本りせ七森中生徒会生徒会長  @Matsumoto_Rise - 2014-11-27
If you do not know where you are going , every road will get you nowhere.
GamesDev South Wales  @gamesdevsw - 2014-11-27
Our next event is our annual Christmas Quiz at the Urban Tap House on the 10th Dec. Stop @Sae_Matsumoto's team winning for a third year!
B U F F uncle iroh  @sethboyer - 2014-11-27
@dadjumper from the wiki: "Creator Izumi Matsumoto reports that his inspiration for Madoka was actress Phoebe Cates" WHAT? RAD.
Naoto MATSUMOTO  @naoto_matsumoto - 2014-11-27
@znrk @miyasita Yes w
松本りせ七森中生徒会生徒会長  @Matsumoto_Rise - 2014-11-27
At the time lyricist name Akimoto say, just painful.
S Dudley  @sedwongjowo - 2014-11-27
Mr. Matsumoto -- Shaved Ice - #hawaii #kauaii #Mrmatsumoto #shavedice
松本りせ七森中生徒会生徒会長  @Matsumoto_Rise - 2014-11-27
Or say. "Enlightenment program has been activated"?
✿kagutsuchi  @paradiseinvite - 2014-11-27
Thanks to Spencer I get to read Gogo Monster by Matsumoto ♡
(*゚▽゚)@野球etc.垢  @yuriesuki10 - 2014-11-27
HAWKS′s 66 released to rookie player. This number was kazumi Saito′s . therefore, new 66 player Matsumoto must be the strongest pithcher
'Lil Miss Gl00M&D00M  @Drea_Matsumoto - 2014-11-27
Are you a hunter or a gatherer?
Armond Epps Dorsey  @Armond_Dorsey - 2014-11-27
Divine clarinet interview with Kenji Matsumoto: Oh my gosh. He's playing Canzonetta in the background!!!!😫😄😭🙉🙊🎵
松本りせ七森中生徒会生徒会長  @Matsumoto_Rise - 2014-11-27
Even if everyone ended up religious groups are repression, "in the assumption" to God.
project isis Japan  @isis_Japan - 2014-11-27
Matsumoto, Japan Help 23 Dhul-Hijjah 1435 October 17, 2014 Powered by Free Azan Software Day Fajr Sunrise
松本りせ七森中生徒会生徒会長  @Matsumoto_Rise - 2014-11-27
I do not need a lot but want to have a certain amount of money.
atsuo  @asoutec - 2014-11-27
I'm at Matsumoto castle!! it's very beautiful and nice sky!
Supermanpreet  @ManpreetLalria - 2014-11-27
Why wasn't the fight between Matsumoto and that fat arrancar shown? I wanted to see how she fights :(
atsuo  @asoutec - 2014-11-27
I arrived at Matsumoto. I have a coffee with an orange cranberry scone at Starbucks.
Roy Chua  @WireRoy - 2014-11-27
SDNCentral post: OpenFlow Pioneers Raise $11M at Forward Networks by Craig Matsumoto
Naoto MATSUMOTO  @naoto_matsumoto - 2014-11-27
Everything over SIP. SIP over Everything...