Automobile Museums in Japan

Motorcar Museum of Japan

The largest automobile museum in Japan is the Motorcar Museum of Japan, with an astonishing 500 cars. The Motorcar Museum of Japan is located at:

〒923-0345 石川県小松市二ツ梨町一貫山40

Or, in English:

40 Ikkanyama, Futatsunashimachi, Komatsu City, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. 〒923-0345

The Motorcar Museum of Japan is open everyday except Wednesday.

Website here:

Toyota Automobile Museum

The second largest is the Toyota Automobile Museum located at:

41-100 Yokomichi, Nagakute City, Aichi Prefecture 480-1118, Japan Tel: (+81) 561-63-5151

The Toyota Automobile Museum has more than just Toyota makes and models. Hours are 9:30 to 5PM Monday through Sunday. Website here:

If you are visiting the Toyota Automobile Museum, you can get joint tickets to visit the Fuji Motorsports Museum. It is located at:

〒410-1308 静岡県駿東郡小山町大御神645

Or in English: 645 Omika, Oyama-cho, Sunto-gun, Shizuoka, Japan, 410-1308

The Tsukahara Museum

Another impressive automobile museum is the Tsukahara Museum, featuring mainly older classics. The Tsukahara Museum is located at: 4-2-57 Kita Inter Kogyodanchi, Hachinohe, Aomori

Or in Japanese: 〒039-2245 青森県八戸市北インター工業団地4丁目2−57

Please note that the Tsukahara Museum is only open on the weekends and on national holidays.

Open: Every Sat, Sun, & Public Holiday from April 28 to October 27 Hours: April ~ September 10:00~17:00, October 10:00~16:00

Website here:

Nasu Classic Car Museum*

Number five on our list is the Nasu Classic Car Museum, located at:  5705 Takakuko, Nasu, Nasu District, Tochigi 325-0304

Or, in Japanese: 〒325-0304 栃木県那須郡那須町高久甲5705

The Nasu Classic Car Museum has an impressive collection of 46 vintage automobiles. In case you need to call, the number is 0287-62-6662. Nasu is 2.5 hours north of Tokyo. They are open from 9am to 6pm everyday during the summer.

Daihatsu Humobility World

Next up, Daihatsu Humobility World. That is Humobility, as in human and mobility run together. The museum features mainly Daihatsu vehicles. The address is: 1-1 Daihatsu-cho, Ikeda , Osaka 563-0044


  • OpenOpen to the general public on Saturdays
    9:30 – 12:00 (admissions close 11:00)
    13:00 – 17:00 (admissions close 16:00)
    *No reservations required
    *Please contact us in advance for parties larger than 10

Fukuyama Auto & Clock Museum

Let’s now move on to the Fukuyama Auto & Clock Museum. Open every day without break, the Fukuyama Auto & Clock Museum is located at: 3 Chome-1-22 Kitayoshizucho, Fukuyama, Hiroshima 720-0073 Yay for Hiroshima, where I used to live. Beautiful countryside.

Mazda Museum

Speaking of Hiroshima, we must recall that Mazda is headquartered in that beautiful city. Of course, the Mazda Museum (as it is called) is just a 5-minute walk from the South Exit of JR Mukainada Station. The JR Mukainada Station is just a 6 minute (two stop) ride from Hiroshima Station.

Here, while we are speaking of automobile museums, I ought to mention the Hiroshima City Transportation Museum. They have only three automobiles, and one is out for repairs at the moment. If you are strictly looking for cars, as I am, don’t bother with the Hiroshima City Transportation Museum. They have hundreds of exhibits, but not much in the way of cars.

Dachi Historic Car Gallery

Next up is the Dachi Historic Car Gallery, located at 1410 Dachichō Toki, Gifu 509-5401. Or in Japanese: 〒509-5401 岐阜県土岐市駄知町1410 In case you don’t know where Gifu Prefecture is, it is close to Nagoya. The operating calendar doesn’t show any open days, so you ought to call ahead and make sure they are open before you make the trek. I just called and asked, and they plan on being open on September 3rd, Sunday.

Honda Collection Hall*

Next up is the Honda Collection Hall, which features Honda cars, motorcycles and other Honda products. The Honda Collection Hall is located at 120-1 Hiyama, Motegi, Haga District, Tochigi 321-3533. In Japanese : 栃木県芳賀郡茂木町桧山120-1 Tochigi Prefecture is 2 hours and 15 minutes drive North from Tokyo Station.

Mitsubishi Auto Gallery

Since we are getting around, let’s drop by Aichi Prefecture and visit the Mitsubishi Auto Gallery. You can make reservations to visit here: The address in English is: 1, Nakashinkiri, Hashime-cho, Okazaki, Aichi-pref. In Japanese: 愛知県岡崎市橋目町字中新切1番地

Old Car Center Kudan

Now we can move onto the Old Car Center Kudan. Located at Nakamaru-1-45 Yamadaoka Naraha, Futaba District, Fukushima 979-0513, or in Japanese: 福島県双葉郡楢葉町大字山田岡字仲丸1番地45 That is just under 3 hours North of Tokyo by car.

Not a whole lot of cars, and only open on the weekends and on holidays.

Shikoku Motor Car Museum

If we leave the mainland and hop on over to Shikoku, we will find the Shikoku Motor Car Museum ( ). The address in Japanese is: 〒781-5233 高知県香南市野市町大谷896 And in English: 896 Noichichō ŌtaniKonan, Kochi 781-5233. That is about 4 hours by car from Osaka.

The Glion Museum

Lastly, we have the Glion Museum in Osaka. Address: 2-6-39 Kaigandori, Minato-ku, Osaka. Phone: 06-6573-3006 The Glion Museum is open weekdays and weekends except for Monday. Opens at 11am, closes at 5pm.

The Glion Museum has a decent collection of old cars, including a few Model T’s, but they do not label all of their cars, so I only took pictures of the cars that I can identify. Really wish they had labelled all of their cars.


Uminonakamichi Nostalgic Car Museum

Address: 18-25 Saitozaki, Higashi Ward, Fukuoka, 811-0321

By John Scott

I was born at a very young age.

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