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Museums in Japan

Edo-Tokyo Museum

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.

Fukuyama Auto & Clock Museum

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 (Numaji Museum)

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.

Hiroshima City Transportation Museum (Numaji Museum)

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 Collection Hall

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.