Toyota Kuragaike Commemorative Hall
This commemorative hall operated by Toyota Motor Co. adjoins Kuragaike Park. Toyota Motor Co. built this hall in 1975 to commemorate reaching the production of its 10 millionth vehicle in the 35th year after its founding. Designed by the architect Fumihiko Maki, it presents a beautiful geometric form amid an environment surrounded by greenery.
Inside the hall is the Toyota Establishment Exhibit Room, which is filled with passion for the Toyota cars created by founder Kiichiro Toyoda and his colleagues. This space allows visitors to get a sense of the audacious spirit of the company’s early years, and the heart and soul of craftsmanship. With displays like the first Toyota passenger car, the Toyoda Model AA, and a diorama that recreates the company’s formative period through scale models, etc., this spot is irresistible for car-lovers.
There are also spaces which can be enjoyed at a more relaxed pace, including the Kuragaike Art Salon, and the adjoining former residence of Kiichiro Toyoda. It is accessible from Kuragaike Park, so why not immerse yourself in the founding era of local industry titan Toyota Motor Co. and the world of art in addition to leisure activities?
Kuragaike Art Salon Planned Exhibitions
Several planned exhibitions are held throughout the year. The artwork is carefully selected according to the theme of each exhibition. The salon is highly regarded for opportunity it affords to enjoy sophisticated art to the fullest.
Minami-250 Ikeda-cho, Toyota City
|Opening days / hours||9:30 to 17:00|
|Parking lot||Free parking is available for 22 passenger cars and 6 large buses.|
|Holidays||Mondays (closed the following day if a holiday)/ year end and New Year period|
|Access by Public Transportation||Toyota-shi Sta. (Meitetsu Toyota Line/Meitetsu Mikawa Line) - (Meitetsu Bus Yanami Line) - alight at Kuragaike Koen-mae bus stop|
|Access by car||5 min. from the Tokai-Kanjo Expressway Toyota-Kanpachi Interchange|
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