AttractionsAn old Kyoto factory turned gallery will be devoted to Super Mario and other beloved gaming products.

Let's-a go! Nintendo plans first-ever museum

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The Nintendo Gallery will be housed in the Uji Ogura Plant, which was once a factory producing the playing cards and Hanafuda cards.
The Nintendo Gallery will be housed in the Uji Ogura Plant, which was once a factory producing the playing cards and Hanafuda cards. Photo Credit: Nintendo Co., Ltd

Japan's electronics and gaming giant Nintendo will in 2024 launch a gallery museum devoted to Super Mario and other iconic games in its history.

President Shuntaro Furukawa said that the Nintendo Gallery — a tentative name — would showcase the many products launched over the course of its history since 1889, together with various experience-driven activities.

Headquartered in Kyoto, Nintendo has created franchises that have become household names, including Mario, Donkey Kong, The Legend of Zelda, Pokémon and Animal Crossing.

The group's Nintendo Uji Ogura Plant and the surrounding land, located at Kyoto's Uji city, will be renovated to house the gallery.

The announcement follows the recent launch of Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Osaka earlier in February.

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