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Museums in Japan

Mazda Museum

"The Museum offers an overview of Mazda's history, a look into the technology of its automobiles, and the prospects for its future developments. The tour also passes through an actual vehicle assembly line. Multiple models are on the assembly line, so visitors can see a variety of different cars being made. At the end of the tour there is a shop featuring Mazda goods. The tour takes 90 minutes from start to finish" - says Japan Guide

Mitsubishi Auto Gallery

The Mitsubishi Auto Gallery (MAG) was established in 1989 at the Passenger Car Engineering Center to familiarize you with the various Mitsubishi passenger cars produced past and present, beginning with produced in 1917, as well as their developmental history. In the space of approx.1100 square meters, the MAG clearly introduces the history of Mitsubishi passenger cars and Mitsubishi's production concepts which have been applied to today's high performance vehicles


Mitsubishi Auto Gallery

Nasu Classic Car Museum

Seichi Watanabe's small but colorful collection, which includes a 1901 De Dion Bouton, a 1910 Fuller and the record-breaking 1930 MG EX120, an eclectic bunch of US power machines (Corvette, Mustang, Buick convertible, Hudson coupe), red European sports models (Ferrari Dino 264GT, Alfa Romeo 2000 Spyder, Porsche 356B roadster, Jaguar E-Type, Daimler SP250 roadster) and examples of practical transport (Holden, Morris Minor, Fiat 500, Citroen 2CV)


Okamura Sanno Showroom

Okamura is a specialist manufacturer and retailer of office furniture. Back in the 1950s this company also developed an automatic transmission and created the front-wheel-drive Mikasa automobile which used this gearbox. At the company museum which is focusing on seats, a Mikasa is also being displayed.


Otaru University Museum

Created to celebrate Otaru's role as the place of origin of the railway system in Hokkaido, Otaru University Museum which includes a Transportation Museum is dedicated to all aspects of transport in Hokkaido. Indoor and outdoor displays feature all manner of land- and sea-based vehicles, including a moving steam locomotive and several automobiles. - Japan Cultural Profile 

Otaru University Museum