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: http://eco-miraikan.jp/en/

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Toshiba Science Museum

Toshiba Science Museum
  • Experience the history of the technology that supports our everyday lives and some of the latest cutting-edge advances. We also hold a variety of events, including science shows and practical experiment demonstrations.
  • The Museum is comprised of three Zones. The History Zone allows you to look back over the progress that Toshiba has made, the Science Zone introduces you to science and technology, and the Future Zone reveals the latest in cutting-edge technology.
  • Telephone Reservations: 044-549-2200
  • Maximum Capacity: 600 people
  • Opening Hours: Tue-Fri 10:00 - 17:30
    Sat, Sun, National Holidays: 10:00 - 18:00
  • Closed: Closed on Mondays (Unless a National Holiday) and other dates specified by the Museum.
  • Admission Fee: Free
  • Address: MAPSmart Community Center 2F Lazona Kawasaki Toshiba Bldg.,
    72-34, Horikawa-Cho, Saiwai-Ku, Kawasaki
  • Access: 1 minute walk from JR Kawasaki Station West Exit
    7 minutes walk from Keihin Kyuko Line Keikyu Kawasaki Station
  • Reservations required for tours in English and Chinese (weekdays only)
  • Literature can be provided in English and Chinese. (Our apologies but Korean is not available at this time)
  • Web:http://toshiba-mirai-kagakukan.jp/en/

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Ajinomoto Umami Science Square

Ajinomoto Umami Science Square

The Ajinomoto Umami Science Square exhibits historical materials and resources about Ajinomoto, plus also an interactive room where you can create your own Ajinomoto, an Umami Hall where you can experience the taste of umami, and more.

  • 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: Reservations must be made in advance (individuals: online reservations; groups: reserve by phone: 0120-003-476)
  • No. of Persons to be admitted: Individuals (up to 10 people), groups (11 to 120 people)
  • Days tours are available: every day, excluding Sundays, public holidays, the end of year and New Year period (also excluding days required for maintenance)
  • Admission Fee: Free
  • Address: 3-4 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: Free
  • 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 Museum of Metrology / Numata Commemorative Hall / Measuring Instrument Hall

Mitutoyo Museum of Metrology / Numata Commemorative Hall/Measuring Instrument Hall

This is a unique museum with a focus on measuring instruments, consisting of the Numata Commemorative Hall, which introduces the history of Mitutoyo Corporation since its founding in 1934, and the Measuring Instrument Hall, which presents the transformation of precision measuring instruments all over the world.

  • 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 or 044-813-8204
  • No. of persons to be admitted: 1 – 50
  • Admission Day and Time: Weekdays 10:00 – 16:00
  • 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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Tokyu Transportation Museum

Tokyu Transportation Museum
  • Classification: Transportation
  • Tour contents: An interactive educational tour that allows people to actually touch the exhibits.
  • Advance reservations are required for 20 or more people.
    Telephone: 044-861-6787
  • No. of Persons to be admitted: 1 – 200
  • Admission Day and Time:10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (last entry 4:00 p.m.) Closed Thursdays (or the following day if the Thursday is a public holiday), end of year and New Year period
  • Admission Fee: Adults (including high school students) 200 yen; children from 3 years old to junior high school students: 100 yen
  • Address: 2-10-12 Miyazaki, Miyamae-ku, Kawasaki City   MAP
  • Access: right next to the Miyazakidai Station of the Tokyu Denen-toshi Line
  • HP: www.tokyu.co.jp/museum-2/index.html
  • Foreign Language Assistance: None
  • 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
    *Only groups organized through elementary, junior high or high schools, municipal offices, a chamber of commerce or tourist associations
  • No. of persons to be admitted: 1 – 30
  • Admission Day and Time: Weekdays 9:30 – 17:00
  • Admission fee: Free
  • Address: 4-1-1 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 K.K. Kawasaki Plant

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:
    Individuals: From 1 person / Individual tours at any time
    Groups: 5 - 40 people
  • 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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