Kurokabe Museum of Glass Art
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Lonely Planet review
We like the small collection of glass objets at this museum. While you're here, ask them to demonstrate the suikinkutsu, a strange 'musical instrument' formed from an overturned urn into which water is dripped. It's on the main street of Kurokabe Square. There's a small English sign.