The plant began production in 1988 and is Toyota's largest production plant in North America. During tours, a tram carries visitors through the Stamping, Body Weld and Assembly sections of the plant. You can also explore the Visitors Center, where interactive exhibits explain the Toyota production system and philosophies.
Visitor Center Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays (till 7 on Thursdays). Public Tours Monday through Friday: 930 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. plus an additional Thursday tour at 6 p.m. (Children must be at least 1st grade and with an adult.) Reservations are required.
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14 miles north of Lexington