Exterior

  • Exterior
    Exterior
  • Exterior of the Automobile Gallery
    Exterior of the Automobile Gallery
  • Exterior of the Cultural Gallery
    Exterior of the Cultural Gallery

Display areaAutomobile Gallery

  • Automobile Gallery 1F: Symbol Zone
    Automobile Gallery 1F:
    Symbol Zone
  • Automobile Gallery 3F: First-generation Crown
    Automobile Gallery 3F:
    First-generation Crown
  • Zone 01: The Dawn of the Automobile
    Zone 01:
    The Dawn of the Automobile
    From steam and electricity to gasoline.
    The Dawn of the Automobile in Japan
  • Zone 02: Rapid Advancement of the Automobile
    Zone 02:
    Rapid Advancement of the Automobile
    From horseless carriages to automobiles: the establishment of basic automotive technologies.
  • Zone 03: Widespread Acceptance of the Automobile
    Zone 03:
    Widespread Acceptance of the Automobile
    The arrival of the Ford Model T makes the automobile accessible to all.
  • Zone 04: A Pageant of Luxurious Saloons
    Zone 04:
    A Pageant of Luxurious Saloons
    The artistic styling and technological sophistication of fine cars dazzle people.
  • Zone 05: The Advance of Racecars and Sports Cars
    Zone 05:
    The Advance of Racecars and Sports Cars
    How car races improved automotive performance and gave people the joy of driving.
  • Zone 06: The Age of Streamline Design
    Zone 06:
    The Age of Streamline Design
    Technology meets fashion to produce a new breed of styling.
    The spread of automobiles in Japan and the start of domestic mass production
  • Zone 07: The Blossoming Diversity of Automotive Culture
    Zone 07:
    The Blossoming Diversity of Automotive Culture
    Cars that reflect the unique characters of American and European automotive cultures.
  • Zone 08: Turning a New Leaf after World WarⅡ
    Zone 08:
    Turning a New Leaf after World WarⅡ
    Novel design trends epitomizing the new era leave lasting effects.
  • Zone 08: Turning a New Leaf after World WarⅡ
    Zone 08:
    Turning a New Leaf after World WarⅡ
    Novel design trends epitomizing the new era leave lasting effects.
  • Zone 09: Re-ignition of the American, European, and Japanese Car Industries
    Zone 09:
    Re-ignition of the American, European, and Japanese Car Industries
    The U.S. took the lead in reenergizing motorization throughout the world.
  • Zone 09: Re-ignition of the American, European, and Japanese Car Industries
    Zone 09:
    Re-ignition of the American, European, and Japanese Car Industries
    A New Start for Japanese Cars
    Convergence of two approaches-technology transplants from overseas and original development.
  • Zone 10: Economic Growth & Expansion of Motorization
    Zone 10:
    Economic Growth & Expansion of Motorization
    The American model of growth through mass consumption spread to Europe and Japan, rapidly fueling their economies. The resulting rise in consumption accelerated the spread of motorization.
  • Zone 10: Economic Growth & Expansion of Motorization
    Zone 10:
    Economic Growth & Expansion of Motorization
    The American model of growth through mass consumption spread to Europe and Japan, rapidly fueling their economies. The resulting rise in consumption accelerated the spread of motorization.
  • Zone 11: A Trying Time: Surfacing of Social Issues
    Zone 11:
    A Trying Time: Surfacing of Social Issues
    The oil crisis and stringent emission control laws put the brakes on Japan's economic growth. As Japanese automakers struggled to cope with these issues, they started to amass technological expertise that no one else possessed.
  • Zone 12: The Birth of New Vehicle Types
    Zone 12:
    The Birth of New Vehicle Types
    The diversification of lifestyles spawned new types of vehicles other than sedans, including minivans and crossover SUVs.
  • Zone 13: Toward a Sustainable Future
    Zone 13:
    Toward a Sustainable Future
    The success of mass-produced hybrid cars has fueled the race to develop advanced electric cars and hydrogen fuel cell cars. The history of the automobile, which has been dominated by gasoline-powered vehicles for over a century, is about to turn a new leaf.
  • Entire exhibition room
    Entire exhibition room
  • Miniature cars
    Miniature cars
  • Nishiki-e
    Nishiki-e
  • Publications (automotive magazines and catalogs)
    Publications (automotive magazines and catalogs)
  • Car badges
    Car badges
  • Car mascots
    Car mascots
  • Automobile stamps
    Automobile stamps

Other Facilities

  • Museum Restaurant: AVIEW
    Museum Restaurant:
    AVIEW
  • Museum Café: CARS & BOOKS
    Museum Café:
    CARS & BOOKS
  • Museum Shop
    Museum Shop
  • Library
    Library
  • Library: Vehicle Picture Book Room
    Library:
    Vehicle Picture Book Room
  • Display vehicle - Swift 9HP (1905)
    Display vehicle - Swift 9HP
    (1905)
  • Display vehicle - Toyota Bonnet Bus (1963)
    Display vehicle - Toyota Bonnet Bus
    (1963)