Industrial Tourism

Kawasaki EcoLife Museum for the Future

Kawasaki EcoLife Museum for the Future

A facility where you can learn about global warming and renewable energy through practical experiences.

  • Tel: 044-223-8869
  • Access: Approx. 40 minutes by City / Rinko bus from JR Kawasaki Station, 10 minutes walk from Ukishima Bus Terminal stop
  • Address: Inside Ukishima Incineration Plant, 509-1 Ukishima, Kawasaki-ku
  • Web: www.eco-miraikan.jp

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Toshiba Science World

Toshiba Science World
  • Classification: Electricity, Information, and Precision Machines
  • Tour Contents: Relation of the most recent technological discoveries with that of society and daily living, as well as the workmanship of engineers are introduced in this tour
  • Pre-reservation: Pre-booking is required: Telephone No. 045-549-2200
  • No. of Persons to be admitted: 10 – 320 Admission Day and Time: 9:00 – 16:45
  • Admission Fee: Free
  • Address: 1 Toshiba-cho Komukai, Saiwai-ku, Kawasaki City   MAP
  • Access: Ride the Tokyu Bus from JR Kawasaki Station and get off at the Komukai Police Box Front Station. 1 minute walk from the aforementioned station.
  • HP: http://museum.toshiba.co.jp/
  • Foreign Language Assistance:
    *English: Pre-booking is required
    *Pamphlets: available in English, Chinese and Korean
  • Exhibition Tags: Japanese

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Ajinomoto Kawasaki Plant

Ajinomoto Kawasaki Plant
  • Classification: Chemistry, Food Industry
  • Tour Contents: Umami’s Historical Museum allows people to observe how the world-renowned taste-enhancer is created in plants.
  • Pre-reservation: Pre-booking is required Tel. No. 0120-003476
  • No. of Persons to be Admitted: 20 – 80
  • Admission Day and Time: 9:00 – 16:00 (Weekdays)
  • Admission Fee: Free
  • Address: 1-1 Suzuki – cho, Kawasaki-ku , Kawasaki City   MAP
  • Access: Immediately from Suzukicho Station on the Daishi Line of the Keikyu
  • HP: http://www.ajinomoto.co.jp/kawasaki/
  • Foreign Language Assistance: None
  • Exhibition Tags: Japanese

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Kawasaki Mari-en (Kawasaki Port)

Kawasaki Mari-en (Kawasaki Port)
  • Classification : Port
  • Tour Contents: A community facility created to improve the interchange between the city people and the port. From the observation deck, a 360-degree view of the port can be viewed.
  • Pre-reservation: Tel. No. 044-287-6000
  • No. of Persons to be admitted: 1 – 100
  • Admission Day and time: 9: 00 – 21:00
  • Admission Fee: 300 JPY (Observation Deck only)
  • Address: 38 – 1 Higashiogishima, Kawasaki-ku, Kawasaki City   MAP
  • Access: From the JR Kawasaki Station, ride the Kawasaki Municipal bus heading for Higashiogishima Junkan, and get off in front of Kawasaki Mari-en Station.
  • HP: http://www.kawasakiport.or.jp/
  • Foreign Language Assistance: None
  • Exhibition Tags: Japanese

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Mitutoyo Japan Numata Memorial Hall, Mitutoyo Museum

Mitutoyo Japan Numata Memorial Hall, Mitutoyo Museum
  • Classification: Precision Machines
  • Tour Contents: The Numata Memorial Hall exhibits Mitutoyo’s 70-year history in creating Precision Machines, and exhibits the length of time that Japan has been developing Precision machines.
  • Pre-reservation: Pre-booking is required Tel. No. 044-813-8201
  • No. of persons to be admitted: 1 – 70
  • Admission Day and Time: Weekdays 9:00 – 16:30
  • Admission Fee: Free
  • Address: 1-20-1 Sakado, Takatsu-ku, Kawasaki City   MAP
  • Access: 15 min. walk from Mizonokuchi Station on the Tokyu Denen-toshi Line or the JR Nambu Line Musashi Mizonokuchi Station
  • HP: http://www.mitutoyo.co.jp/eng/
  • Foreign Language Assistance: None
  • Exhibition Tags: Japanese

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The Train and Bus Museum

The Train and Bus Museum
  • Classification: Transportation
  • Tour contents: An interactive educational tour that allows people to actually touch the exhibits.
  • Pre-reservation: for 25 persons and up, pre-booking is required Tel. No. 044-861-6787
  • No. of Persons to be admitted: 1 – 200
  • Admission Day and Time: 10:00 – 17:00 (Weekdays), 9:30 – 17:00 (Holidays)
  • Admission Fee: 100 JPY for high school students and above
  • Address: 2-10-12 Miyazaki, Miyamae-ku, Kawasaki City   MAP
  • Access: right next to the Miyazakidai Station of the Tokyu Denen-toshi Line
  • HP: http://www.tokyu.co.jp/railway/railway/west/link/museum.html
  • Foreign Language Assistance: None
  • Exhibition Tags: Japanese

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JFE Steel Corp. (Keihin Area)

JFE Steel Corp. (Keihin Area)
  • Classification: Metal
  • Tour Contents: One can observe the processes in steel manufacturing in blast furnace, revolving furnace, and plank factories
  • Pre-reservation: Pre-booking is required Tel. No. 044-322-1115 Fax No. 044-322-1105
  • No. of Persons to be admitted: 3 – 200
  • Admission Day and Time: Weekdays 9:00 – 16:00
  • Admission Fee: Free
  • Address: 1-1 Ogijima, Kawasaki-ku, Kawasaki City   MAP
  • Access: 30 mins. walk as get off at Capital Freeway Daishi Interchange bound for Tokyo
  • HP: http://www.jfe-steel.co.jp/en/
  • Foreign Language Assistance:
    *Video: English, Chinese, Korean
  • Exhibition Tags: Japanese

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Fujitsu Kawasaki Factory

Fujitsu Kawasaki Factory
  • Classification: Electricity, Information and Precision machines
  • Tour Contents: Exhibits the evolution of computers, from the most primitive to the most advanced.
  • Pre-reservation: Pre-booking is required Tel. No 044-777-1111
  • No. of persons to be admitted: 1 – 30
  • Admission Day and Time: Weekdays 10:00 – 17:00
  • Admission fee: Free
  • Address: 4-1-4 Kamikodanaka, Nakahara-ku, Kawasaki City   MAP
  • Access: 5 mins walk from Musashi Nakahara Station of the JR Nambu Line
  • HP: http://jp.fujitsu.com/facilities/kawasaki/
  • Foreign Language Assistance: None
  • Exhibition Tags: Japanese

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Showa Denko Kawasaki Factory (Plastic Chemical Recycle Factory)

Showa Denko Kawasaki Factory (Plastic Chemical Recycle Factory)
  • Classification: Environment
  • Tour Contents: A video will be shown regarding the process of recycling used plastics. A part of the facility can also be observed.
  • Pre-reservation: Pre-booking is required Tel. No. 044-322-6979 Fax: 044-355-8435
  • No. of Persons to be Admitted: Individual tours: Third Thursday of the month only 1-20 persons; Group Tours: 10 – 50 persons
  • Admission Day and Time: Weekdays: 10:30 - ; 13:30 –
  • Admission Fee: Free
  • Address: 5-1 Ogimachi, Kawasaki-ku, Kawasaki City   MAP
  • Access: Ride the Tsurumi Harborside Bus (Kawa No.22 bound for Mitsui Futo) from the Kawasaki station, get off in front of Showa Denko, and then walk for 5 mins.
  • HP: http://www.sdk.co.jp/english/
  • Foreign Language Assistance: None
  • Exhibition Tags: Japanese

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