About the Drum Museum of JapanThe Drum Museum is a private but impressive museum set up by a Japanese drum manufacturer. It exists for over 150 years, since 1861.
As you may have understood, this museum is devoted entirely to rhythm and sound. Drums play a central role in Japanese culture. This is mainly due to the role played by drums in the religious ritual practiced in Japan. It turns out that the Japanese, consider the drum to be a vessel with a great deal of sanctity.
The Tokyo Drum Museum presents many types of drums, from all corners of the world and from different time periods. Each drum has its own style, its design, the materials from which it is produced and of course - its characteristic sound. The surprise is that on most drums you can play as you wish!
By the way, if you're lucky, you'll be able to watch one of the spectacular drumming shows in the museum.
TipsDue to the Japanese attitude to the drums, it is customary to respect the place.