One of the most well-known Swiss novel, “Heidi a girl of the Alps” was written by Johanna Spyri in 1880. Heidi became very popular among children in Japan after the first TV animation program released in 1974. To celebrate 40th Anniversary of “Heidi a girl of the Alps” animation, there is an official Heidi Exhibition held at “Utsukushigahara Open Air Museum” up on Mt. Utsukushigahara.
This special exhibition has just started and will last until the 16th of November this year at Utsukushigahara Open Air Museum.
April 26th to November 16th
Admission Fee: Adults 1,000 yen, Students 800 yen, Kids 700 yen
///Important ///Kids w/parents will be Free Admission “every SATURDAY” （Only kids fee, parents have to pay)!!
Plus good news is, a discount coupon is available through internet. ←Go to the site and print the page out and show at the museum’s ticket office.
Transportation from Matsumoto: Utsukushigahara Kogen Bijutsukan (Utsukushigahara Open Air Museum) Line
There are only two services a day (one in the morning and the last one in the afternoon) from Matsumoto Bus Terminal, and same as return bus to Matsumoto. Bus Fare is 1,500 yen(2013 summer fare).
Have fun on the Open Air Museum and beautiful Utsukushigahara heightｓ!