Yanmar Museum


Exploring the Future: Interactive Learning at Hands-on Museum of Machines

Discover the essence of ‘Let’s Try! Exciting Future Challenge’ at the Yanmar Museum, embodying the visionary spirit of Sonkichi Yamaoka, the founder of Yanmar Co. Ltd., a corporation originating as a diesel engine manufacturer in Nagahama in 1912. This interactive museum, owned by the corporation, is dedicated to nurturing children, the future pillars of society, through engaging, hands-on learning experiences centered around observation, interaction, and immersive activities.

Delve into interactive exhibits offering virtual insights into agriculture and fishing. Take on challenges related to Yanmar’s products, thriving across diverse landscapes such as fields, oceans, and urban areas. Enjoy simulations ranging from pleasure boat rides to construction machinery. Additionally, the museum features a storytelling theater spotlighting Yamaoka’s adventurous spirit.

Advance reservations are strongly recommended to avoid extended wait times. For reservations, please visit [here]

**This facility is covered by the Nagahama Excursion Passport.**




10:00 am – 5:30 pm


Mondays (following day if Monday is public holiday), Year End & New Year holidays


800 yen / adult, 400 yen / students under 15, Free under 6


Cash only for museum entry / credit card accepted at the shop and restaurant

6-50 Sanwachō, Nagahama, Shiga 526-0055, Japan