Nikon (then Nippon Kogaku K.K.) was established in 1917, and has since been providing unique value based on its opto-electronic and precision technologies throughout the world.
The museum will comprise of 580 m2 exhibition space displaying valuable Nikon products including the ‘NSR-1505G2A’ step-and-repeat system with a movable wafer stage, and approximately 450 Nikon cameras from the ‘Nikon Model I’, which was the first Nikon camera released in 1948. The latest digital cameras, microscopes, measuring instruments, and others that have supported the various innovations in science and industry will also be on display.
Various commemorative goods will be offered in the museum shop, including items limited only to the Nikon Museum such as postcards, Japanese-style washcloths, clear plastic folders, tote bags, and an original packaged Japanese sweet, ‘Nikon Yokan’. Selected online-only items such as tumblers will also be made available.