Toyota Museums: Havens for Car Enthusiasts

Toyota Museums: Havens for Car Enthusiasts, Toyota, Japan (B)

Toyota is one of Japan's popular car manufacturers; probably the largest in Japan. The public can learn about this titan of a company, with over 100 years of history, through its four museums in Aichi Prefecture: Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology, Toyota Automobile Museum, Toyota Kaikan Museum, and Toyota Kuragaike Commemorative Hall. During my trip, I visited the Toyota museums which focused on cars.

The Toyota Kaikan Museum, right next to the Toyota Headquarters, has exhibits about Toyota's eco-friendly approach through their hybrid cars (pretty cool cross-section models of hybrid cars!), about technologies they have developed to create safe cars, about their production process (some displays in this area are interactive), and finally, a showroom of their latest car models (including their luxury line, Lexus).

The reason I went to Toyota Kaikan Museum was actually for the Toyota Plant Tour. The meetup point for the tour was at the Toyota Kaikan Museum. From there, a bus took us to the Toyota Plant, a 20-minute drive from the museum. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Toyota Museums: Havens for Car Enthusiasts
Guide Location: Japan » Toyota
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Mustachio Ventures
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology
  • Toyota Automobile Museum
  • Toyota Kaikan Museum