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Toyota Kaikan Exhibition Hall

1 Toyota-Cho, Toyota, Aichi Prefecture 471-8571, Japan
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Ranked #3 of 33 attractions in Toyota
Type: Museums
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Sydney, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Unless you're really into cars (which we are not), we would highly recommend doing the factory tour. It's a free tour but you must book in advance, you cannot get tickets on site (http://www.toyota.co.jp/en/about_toyota/facility/toyota_kaikan/plant_tour/index.html). Our tour took us specifically into the Assembly Line in the Takaoka Plant and taught us about Just-In-Time, Kanban and Jidoka. Very interesting to see humans... More

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London
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772 reviews 772 reviews
581 attraction reviews
512 helpful votes 512 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

To tour the factory you must have a reservation. It is free and can easily be done online via their website. Take your confirmation paperwork for ease of check in. The journey from Nagoya to Tsuchihashi Station to Toyota Kaikan was a little daunting … 1 subway, 2 trains and a taxi so to be sure we allowed 2 hours,... More

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Oklahoma
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25 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

This is an exhibition hall as opposed to a museum. Here you will find displays of Toyota technology including a trumpet playing robot and an individual people mover. There is an exhibition room where you can get up close to new models of Toyota automobiles, and usually one or two Toyota race cars complete with the wear and tear of... More

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Szczawno Zdroj, Poland
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52 reviews 52 reviews
31 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

This is an exhibition hall for a few type of cars manufactured by Toyota Group and many information about Toyota Production System and car' manufacturing. It is obligatory place to visit in Toyota city. Entrance is close to main headquarter of Toyota Group and entrance is for free. You can easily spend here from 1 to 2 hours. Close to... More

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Seremban, Malaysia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
26 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Toyota Kaikan Exhibition Hall is a must point of interest when you visit toyotashi. Toyota Kaikan is located in 15 mins taxi from Toyotashi. There are plenty of cars in the hall incl LFA and concept car

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Fujisawa, Japan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

We had to go to Nagoya, and this was one of the places recommended by friends who'd lived in Nagoya. It's kind of a pain to get to, but we were able to book an English language tour, and the Toyota people lent us a wheelchair. The factory was not as hot as I feared (this being July), and it... More

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Tokyo
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

If you love cars, this place is a must! Especially the Toyota Factory Tour, which is free!!!!!!

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Vancouver, Washington
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61 reviews 61 reviews
30 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

This is fairly out of the way but if you are in the area it is worth a visit. You can see all the latest cars many of which are not available in the US. You can climb into them with the exception of the $375K super car. You will be able to see on computer screens how they make... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

I went to the Toyota kaikan museum with great expectations. Sadly, I did not find the museum worth the long train ride from Nagoya (1.5 hrs). The Kaikan is half museum, half showroom. I would not recommend the visit of the museum for itself. But, I gave a 3* review because of the Toyota plant visit. After a short bus... More

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Melbourne, Victoria
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11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

Incredible visit to Toyota's HQ. The Kaikan is well presented, and some good overview of the manufacturing process. I thought it was good to see this first, then go on the tour of the plant, because in the kaikan, there was lots of displays about the robotic side of production. The factory tour itself was to the Takaoka plant, where... More

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