First floor: JAPANESE CARS

The theme exhibition on the first floor of 2024 invites you on a journey to the Land of the rising sun – the colourful history of the Japanese automotive industry! Enter the Museum and experience a fascinating adventure in the world of Japanese cars, combining innovation, design and passion for vehicles.

Visitors to the special exhibition can admire wonderful rarities that tell the story of the development of Japanese cars and their impact on the world car market. The exhibition features legendary classics that have shaped the automotive industry and left an indelible mark on the consciousness of both Japan and the world.

Nostalgia takes over as you find familiar everyday classics from the 60s and 80s, which have also been a part of the everyday lives of Finns and world travelers. See and experience the stories of these legendary vehicles that have inspired generations and brought the Japanese automotive industry to global acclaim.
Come and take a peek at the golden age of the Japanese automotive industry!

Opening hours

Open every day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. from May 1st until September 15th ,2024 (closed during Midsummer)

Contact information


Museum entrance fee is 10 euros (Under 12-year-olds free entrance)


Vaasa Car and Motor Museum extends over three floors. Welcome to explore Finland’s largest private car museum!