Tokorozawa Civic Cultural Centre Muse

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Tokorozawa Civic Cultural Centre Muse
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Tokorozawa Civic Cultural Centre Muse
Location1-9-1 Namiki, Tokorozawa, Saitama, Japan
Coordinates 35°48′02″N139°28′23″E / 35.80064°N 139.473000°E / 35.80064; 139.473000
OwnerTokorozawa Cultural Foundation
Type concert hall
drama theatre
exhibition gallery
Capacity 3,118
Ark Hall: 2,002
Marquee Hall: 798
Cube Hall: 318
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Tokorozawa Muse - Ark Hall

Tokorozawa Civic Cultural Centre Muse (所沢市民文化センター ミューズ, Tokorozawa Shimin Bunka Sentā Myūzu) is a concert hall complex consisting of the main "Ark Hall", with a pipe organ, and other facilities, located in Tokorozawa, Saitama, west of Tokyo, Japan. It opened in 1993, and is operated by the Tokorozawa Cultural Foundation. It is also called "Tokorozawa Muse", or sometimes just "Muse" for short.



Ark Hall (large-sized main hall), Marquee Hall (medium-sized hall), Cube Hall (small-sized hall), and The Square (exhibition gallery space), and some other facilities

The Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and Montreal Symphony Orchestra have performed here.

Ark Hall

2,002-seat symphony hall with a pipe organ, for classical music

Pipe organ

5,563 pipes / 75 stops, manufactured by Rieger Orgelbau of Austria

Marquee Hall

798-seat horseshoe-shaped theatre

Cube Hall

318-seat hall designed for chamber music performances

The Square

Exhibition gallery space



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Route to Kōkū-kōen Station

Surrounding area

"Muse" is located next to Kōkū-kōen Park, and Tokorozawa Aviation Museum

Other uses

Concert halls, or sometimes the route to Kōkū-kōen Station, can be seen in some Japanese TV dramas and movies, as they are often used as filming locations.

See also

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