Guided Half-day Tour(PM) to Toyota Commemorative Museum & SCMAGLEV Railway Park

In this tour, you will visit TripAdvisor’s TOP 2 popular sites in Nagoya; the Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology, and SCMAGLEV and Railway Park. This tour focuses on the technology, passion, and effort of Japanese engineers.

At the Toyota Commemorative Museum, you will discover how Central Japan has been developed as a manufacturing region led by Toyota. Then, at the SCMAGLEV and Railway Park, you will learn how the Japanese railway was transformed from steam locomotives to rail cars, and from shinkansen (bullet train) to MAGLEV (magnetic speed train).
* Duration: 5 hours
* Starts: Nagoya, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




In this tour, you will visit TripAdvisor’s TOP 2 popular sites in Nagoya; the Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology, and SCMAGLEV and Railway Park. This tour focuses on the technology, passion, and effort of Japanese engineers.

At the Toyota Commemorative Museum, you will discover how Central Japan has been developed as a manufacturing region led by Toyota. Then, at the SCMAGLEV and Railway Park, you will learn how the Japanese railway was transformed from steam locomotives to rail cars, and from shinkansen (bullet train) to MAGLEV (magnetic speed train).

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Stop At: Toyota Commemorative Museum of Industry and Technology, 4-1-35 Noritakeshinmachi, Nishi-Ku, Nagoya 451-0051 Aichi Prefecture

This is where Toyota was started by Sakichi Toyoda as a Spinning and Weaving Company.

The company’s studious, challenging, kaizen (striving for improvement), and creative spirit led the country to a big “manufacturing” nation and this world-famous company means a lot to locals in Nagoya region.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: SCMAGLEV and Railway Park, 3-2-2, Kinjofuto, Minato-ku, Nagoya 455-0848 Aichi Prefecture

This is the museum where you can see the history as well as the latest technology of railways. You will be impressed not only by the number of successive trains, but also by the passion of technical experts that made our country famous for accurate and high speed Shinkansen (bullet train). Finally, you will learn how MAGLEV (magnetic train) will be operated that will start running between Tokyo and Nagoya soon in 2027.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes