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Visits to Innovation Road require a reservation.
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We would ask that you please check the following instructions before visiting Innovation Road.

Museum Calendar

Visiting Innovation Road

As we are restricting the number of people who can enter Innovation Road, be sure to make a reservation before your visit.
*No entry will be permitted without a reservation.

Reservation period

Up to 90 days prior to your visit

  • If Innovation Road is closed on the 90th day, then the following day
  • We accept reservations for schools up to 150 days in advance.
Opening hours

Reservations are accepted for the following three rotating time slots each day.


  • Visits are limited to one two-hour visit per day per person.
  • You may enter and leave the facility as you wish within the two-hour period of your visit. However, note that the time for exiting the museum within your time slot will not change.
  • Please note that entry to the museum is not possible from 12:00 to 12:30 and 2:30 to 2:45 as cleaning is performed during those times.
Number of visitors Up to 50 visitors per time slot
Entry Free
Tour types

As a general rule, tours are unguided.

English-language guided tours may be offered depending on staff availability on the day.

Guided tour overview
  • Oriented toward adult visitors, this tour introduces the highlights of Innovation Road, including Yamaha’s history and technology, and our commitment to manufacturing.
  • Held on Friday and Saturday when available.
  • When available, start times for guided tours are as follows. Please arrive in time and ask staff about tour availability.
    Guided tours start at 10:10 for a reservation from 10:00
    Guided tours start at 12:40 for a reservation from 12:30
  • Time required:1 hour

Requests Regarding Your Visit

  • Because Innovation Road is located within Yamaha Corporation headquarters, we would ask that you be sure to check in at the security checkpoint.
  • Please be sure to caution children not to run inside the facility.
  • Intoxicated persons will not be admitted entry to Innovation Road.
  • Although some displays feature instruments that you may try playing, as we are a corporate museum we would ask that you refrain from playing for extended periods or for practice purposes, or from playing at an excessive volume. In some cases, Innovation Road staff may request that you stop playing.
  • For instruments with headphones connected, please use the headphones when trying the instruments out.
  • We limit the playing of certain instruments while guided tours are underway. Your understanding is appreciated.
  • Please refrain from eating, drinking, or talking on cellular phones.
  • Please do not bring pets to Innovation Road. (However, guide dogs may accompany their owners.)
  • You may take video and photographs inside the facility, but we would ask that you please refrain from filming or photographing the video content that is on display. Additionally, if you are shooting content to post on social media, please be careful not to include other visitors in your footage, and do not obstruct the flow of visitors with tripods or other equipment. Please also refrain from filming or photographing Innovation Road staff.
  • Smoking is not permitted anywhere in this facility or on Yamaha premises.
  • There are coin-operated lockers (which will refund your money after use) and multi-purpose toilets available for your use.

Measures against COVID-19

  • Innovation Road will continue to restrict visitor numbers, operate a three-slot-per day rotating visit system, and clean the facility regularly. Additionally, we ask that visitors who have a fever or who are feeling otherwise unwell refrain from entering the facility. While in the museum, visitors are also asked to practice cough etiquette and sanitize their hands.

Reservation Request

Please use the following request form to let us know your preferred date and time slot for your visit.
Please allow three working days for us to respond to your request. (More time may be required during the summer/winter holiday seasons and on national holidays.)

Telephone (reservations only)

Tel. (+81) 53 460 2010



[ Image ] Access map
  • To visit Innovation Road, please enter from the main gate, which is on the east side of the headquarters complex beside the Enshu railway. Access is not possible from Gakki Naka-dori.

By road

20 minutes from Hamamatsu Exit or Hamamatsu Nishi Exit or Mikatahara Smart Interchange on the Tomei Expressway.
There are 28 parking spaces available.

By taxi

Approximately 8 minutes from JR Hamamatsu Station.

By train

Two minutes’ walk from Hachiman Station on the Enshu Railway Line.

Building 21, Yamaha Corporation Headquarters 10-1,
Nakazawa-cho, Chuo-ku, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka 430-8650, Japan