Hall of Manufacturing Ingenuity
Introduction to the Museum
Approximately 550 valuable home appliances from Panasonic's first 100 years are on display.
You'll feel Konosuke Matsushita's ambition and the spirit of manufacturing of the many technologists who followed him and were impacted by his passion.
Original first models of Panasonic home appliances welcome you.
You can learn about the manufacturing vision of Konosuke Matsushita and Tetsujiro Nakao from their own words.
About 400 popular home appliances are on display, including televisions, radios, white goods, and battery-powered products.
You'll see numerous products with unique designs from Yoshikazu Mano, the father of Panasonic design.
Around 150 historic products are on display, divided into six themes.
Learn about Tetsujiro Nakao, who pioneered Panasonic's technological development, and his achievements, Panasonic's Technology Hall of Fame, its products registered in Japan's Essential Historical Materials for Science and Technology, and its unique approach to developing advanced engineers.
See the original Ultrasonic Bath ("Human Washing Machine") exhibited at EXPO '70!
Time Capsule EXPO '70
A grand message for people 5,000 years in the future!
Overwhelming product strength, beginning with original first product models
Roughly 400 products in the Storage and Design areas quietly convey the manufacturing vision of Konosuke Matsushita and father of Panasonic technology, Tetsujiro Nakao, and the passion of the engineers they mentored.
Products aimed at creating better lifestyles, displayed according to six themes
Around 150 products designed to enrich people's lives are on display in six themes (Bringing Convenience to Housework, Providing a Sense of Security, Unrestricted Lifestyles, Offering Excitement to the Home, Putting Thought into Lifestyles, and Offering New Routines). Konosuke Matsushita's words highlight the products and stories surrounding them.
Legacy of EXPO '70
Manufacturing ingenuity extending into the future, technology, and new dreams
This impressive video presentation introduces the vision embodied in Panasonic products since the company's founding, the Technology Hall of Fame, and Tetsujiro Nakao's achievements, along with the products selected by Japan's National Museum of Nature and Science for inclusion in the Essential Historical Materials for Science and Technology. You'll also see the Ultrasonic Bath ("Human Washing Machine"), which conjured up visions of the future and became a hot topic during the EXPO '70, and much more.
Konosuke Matsushita Museum Special Exhibition Archives