Once home to motorcycle hillclimb races, the picturesque Asama hill is a sacred place for local motorsport enthusiasts. So it is no wonder that the Asama Volcano Museum has a hall devoted to historical racing bikes.
Circuit no Ookkami (Circuit Wolf) Museum was set up by renowned manga artist, Satoshi Ikezawa. Circuit Wolf manga is quite popular in Japan and internationally as well. The Museum features mostly Italian exotics, some Porsche cars and a Toyota 2000GT
Daihatsu opened this collection in 2007 as part of its centenary celebration.
Here people can learn while having fun with a focus on hands-on displays under the themes of "people-friendly" and "earth-friendly" automobile manufacturing. The four-story steel structure with a floor area of 2,900m2 is located adjacent to the Daihatsu Head Office in Ikeda city, Osaka Prefecture.
The Edo-Tokyo Museum was founded on March 28,1993, as the place where visitors come to learn more about Tokyo’s history and culture , and which also serves as a projection onto the city and the living of the future. In the Permanent Exhibition area, there can be found original and replicated exhibits, as well as large-scale models, faithful representations of their originals, which have been reproduced after painstaking investigations and research.
There are a couple of cars, including a 1931 Ford Model A taxi, a 1958 Subaru 360 and more.
This is an “experience-based” museum based on the slogan, “Ride, Watch, Touch, Take Pictures." The exhibits include an old three-wheel car (Batanko) from the 1930s - 1940s, motor-assisted bicycles, Japanese clocks with the temporal hour system of the Edo era, wax dolls, music boxes, three-wheeled charcoal carts, an airplane, a rickshaw, a carriage, Japanese cars, and foreign classic cars by Packard, Rolls-Royce, Porsche, Ford, Chevrolet, etc.
Hiroshima City Transportation Museum offers a place to learn about planes, ships, trains, and cars of all times and places, through some 2,000 models. Visitors will get a huge, 20-meter-diameter panoramic view of near-future modes of urban transportation, and will be able to search for information using the computer. The museum also offers driving simulation and special video images. In the open-air square, visitors can try out the "Funny Bikes", uniquely shaped bicycles that they ride in unique ways. This museum provides a completely new type of fun.
Honda's own collection is housed at the Twin Ring Motegi track. The Hall, which displays approximately 350 restored motorcycles, automobiles, power products and racing machines, illustrates the history of Honda and the technologies that Honda has developed over the years.
The Iwashita Collection is a Museum Complex combines a reproduction of nostalgic town in the Showa Era, a museum displays vintage motorcycles from all over the world and a museum shows European stained glasses. Special event "Ken Takakura Movie Posters" is being held during the campaign. - Visit Japan 2010