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Tokorozawa Aviation Museum

1-13 Namiki, Tokorozawa 359-0042, Saitama Prefecture
+81 4-2996-2225
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Compact aviation museum next to Japan's first airfield

This modern museum can be easily reached by train from the Tokyo region. It seems to be not much... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
wilbur799
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Upper Austria, Austria
A rare find in aviation museums

There are very few aviation museums in Japan so this is the best. On the site of the original Tokyo... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Terrasoar
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Cairns, Australia
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1-13 Namiki, Tokorozawa 359-0042, Saitama Prefecture
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

This modern museum can be easily reached by train from the Tokyo region. It seems to be not much known by locals, at least my hosts had no idea of its existence. The exhibit is nicely arranged, early (US) helicopters being on prominent display. I...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

There are very few aviation museums in Japan so this is the best. On the site of the original Tokyo airport was taken over by the Americans post-WW2. A glimpse into the excellent work of some of the Japanese designers but I wish there was...More

Thank Terrasoar
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Very good selection of vintage japanese aircraft not really english friendly though japans version of kitty Hawk still had nice trip

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Reviewed 10 April 2017

It's easy to get here from Tokyo, so take your time here learning about the first airfield in Japan and the history of aviation and aeronautical engineering in Japan.

Thank Richard K
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

Tokorozawa Aviation Museum is a great place for children and aircraft enthusiasts for one day. It was Japan's first airfield built in 1902. An original model of first Japanese civial aircraft YS-11 after WW2 in ANK Air Nippon Livery (All Nippon Airways) welcomes you by...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We recently visited Japan with our 7 year old son who loves planes/flying, as do we, and we found this museum just outside Tokyo. So glad we did as it was a great museum with actual planes and helicopters you could sit in, a lot...More

Thank Sally W
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Reviewed 27 April 2015

If you are interested in aviation and visiting Tokyo then you simply must visit this museum! A great collection of aircraft are on display and historically this is a place of great significance to Japanese aviation as their first powered flight took place here in...More

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