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Toyota Kaikan Museum

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You need to book the factory tour well in advance on line. There is no charge. The plant is quite a ways from Nagoya station, we took 2 trains and then walked 15 minutes. Total time of 1 hour and 16 minutes from the station....More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank RobertH8090
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's truly humbling to witness the level of mindful progress that takes place at Toyota. The museum had no shortage of displays (some even hands-on for the kiddos, or *ahem* kiddos at heart), and they do well to showcase the forward-minded thinking that goes on...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Joel H
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Toyota has done a fabulous job of explaining it's current and future technologies. They even let you ride the Winglet - their personal mobility solution. Kids loved it.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank vfm1
Reviewed February 6, 2019 via mobile

We came for the car plant tour, and were an hour early. There was a collection of new Toyotas and a mediocre gift shop and we didn't realise there were other more interesting exhibits. After the two hour plant tour, we were bussed back here....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bornean
Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

Ok, I guess I may be biased after seeing automobile assembly plant tours at Mini in Oxford (best I’ve been on), BMW welt in Munich, and Mercedes museum in Stuttgart. This was comparatively dull. Of course if this is your first automobile assembly plant tour,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank smittyschmitz
Reviewed November 17, 2018 via mobile

This really is a fantastic tour. We (my wife and I) arrived at the Kaikan museum at about 10.30am and we were greeted by very friendly staff. We looked around the museum and the English speaking tour began at 11.00am. Our tour guide was Hana...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank davidjh1988
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We were lucky to get off the waiting list for an English language tour. You arrive and can tour the museum portion of the facility until it is time to board the bus. There are lockers and a bag check to hold your things if...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank superbsandra
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Ome hpur visit to the museum. Basics on Toyota motor company. Great lamdscape around the place. Worth of visiting.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank MH73PORI
Reviewed October 6, 2018

I went with a tour group and I had a great time. It was interesting to see it all the cars and learn more about Toyota. I got to do a driving simulation game as I got into a car and had to put on...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank kelly11584
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

The museums a little hard to find. The museum itself is OK - lots of jnfo on Toyotas work on reducing the environmental impact of their products. But the factory tour is amazing and well worth booking into - it departs at 11 and lasts...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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FarAway15336704845
March 27, 2019|
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Response from Joel H | Reviewed this property |
You can go directly through their website and follow the steps to make a reservation online.
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March 25, 2019|
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Response from vfm1 | Reviewed this property |
The routing is best done in the Japan official travel app. It has the option of optimising for the JR pass. It does a fairly good job of giving options. The tour is about 2 and half hours. Travel time is extra.
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Response from davidjh1988 | Reviewed this property |
I stayed in the Daiwa Roynet Hotel Nagoya ekimae. Its close to Nagoya Station. It took me approximately 1hr20mins to get to get there but I would allow more time as a precaution. Hope you enjoy!
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