Honda Collection Hall

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Honda Collection Hall
Honda Collection Hall 2011.jpg
Exterior view of Honda Collection Hall in 2011
Established 1998
Location Motegi, Japan
Coordinates 36°31′37″N 140°13′37″E / 36.527°N 140.227°E / 36.527; 140.227
Type Transport museum
Collection size 350 completely restored items[1]
Public transit access Motegi Station - 20 min. by bus[2]
Website http://world.honda.com/collection-hall/

The Honda Collection Hall is a transport museum housing a collection of Honda consumer- and racing-oriented artifacts. It is on the grounds of the Twin Ring Motegi race track located at Motegi, Japan. It opened in 1998.[3]

Collection[edit]

All items in the collection are maintained in running order; the museum posts times when visitors can see the display models started.[4] The museum contains approximately 350 automobiles, motorcycles and power products.[5] This is a sampling of items that press reports found particularly noteworthy.

Pre-20th century[edit]

20th century[edit]

21st century[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tan, Paul (October 26, 2009). "Honda Collection Hall at Twin Ring Motegi". Paul Tan's Automotive News. Malaysia: Driven Media Sdn. Bhd. Retrieved 2012-02-26. 
  2. ^ Access, Honda Collection Hall 
  3. ^ Honda Collection Hall information, Honda Worldwide, retrieved 2012-02-26 
  4. ^ "Bonus coverage: Honda's Twin Ring Motegi Museum", Red Rider (Honda Riders Club of America), May 28, 2008 
  5. ^ Honda Collection Hall, Japan National Tourist Organization, retrieved 2012-02-27 
  6. ^ Honda Collection Hall - Collection detail, retrieved 2012-02-26 
  7. ^ a b Ken Hutchison (December 31, 2009), Honda Collection Hall Tour, Motorycle USA, retrieved 2012-02-26 
  8. ^ The Honda A-Type, Honda’s First Product on the Market (1947), Honda, retrieved 2012-02-26 
  9. ^ Henny Ray Abrams (October 2009), Honda Collection Hall - Motegi Museum, An Inside Look At Honda's Museum At Twin Ring Motegi, Sport Rider magazine 
  10. ^ "Honda Collection Hall - Tochigi, Japan", Turbo & High-Tech Performance magazine (Source Interlink), June 2006, retrieved 2012-02-26 
  11. ^ Les Bidrawn (December 2002), "Motegi Twin Ring Raceway-Honda Collection Hall-Museumtour: When You Die, Have Them Spread Your Ashes Here", Modified magazine (Source Interlink) 
  12. ^ Japanese Impressions, Part 4, Visit to the Honda Collection Hall in Motegi, Honda Europe, 2009-11-27, retrieved 2012-02-26 
  13. ^ Donald Melanson (March 23, 2010), ASIMO slims down, gains new capabilities in latest revision, Engadget 
  14. ^ Justin Kaehler (September 17, 2004), Honda Collection Hall — IGN visits a little slice of Honda heaven, IGN, retrieved 2012-02-26 

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