The Railway Museum, located in Saitama City near Tokyo, opened in October 17, 2007 featuring Japan’s rich rail history.
Entrance fee is 1,000 ($10) for adults and 500 yen ($5) for students.
The museum features about 30 railway cars, train simulators, railway models, video booths, a multi-purpose hall, a gallery balcony, a cafeteria, a museum shop, and a research room.
As a historical museum, it depicts the development of the Japanese railway system, showing the historical background of each period with displays of actual models.
You can also walk inside the passenger trains on display.
As an educational museum, children can learn about and experience railway principles, systems, and the latest technologies (including future plans) through models, simulations, and play equipment.
There were a lot of other train memorabilia on storage.