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THE JAPAN RACING ASSOCIATION RACING MUSEUM

 

The Japan Racing Association Racing Museum opened in 1991 at the Tokyo Racecourse, home of the Japanese Derby and the Japan Cup. The museum houses an outstanding collection of art and artifacts relating to racing in Japan and around the world. The Japan Racing Association Racing Museum also employs state of the art exhibits to create an exiting, interactive, and entertaining experience for its visitors. These include the outstanding 360 degree multimedia race simulation in the “Circle Vision Theater”. The Equine Cultural Affairs Foundation of Japan administers the operations and management of the Museum.

The Equine Museum of Japan

Yokohama is the birthplace of Western-style horse racing in Japan, and home of the Equine Museum of Japan. Near the center of the city, the museum, which opened in 1977, is on the grounds of the former Negishi Racecourse. The Equine Museum of Japan is home to an outstanding collection of horse related art and artifacts, including the saddle with the design of Chang Liang in Chinkin guilded, hairline engraving. Their collections cover many disciplines, including natural history, history, folk art, and arts and crafts. Also the museum allows visitors to see and ride live horses. The Equine Cultural Affairs Foundation of Japan administers the operations and management of the museum