Railway Museum

The Railway Museum, located in Saitama City near Tokyo, opened in October 17, 2007 featuring Japan’s rich rail history.

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Entrance fee is 1,000 ($10) for adults and 500 yen ($5) for students.

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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.

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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.

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You can also walk inside the passenger trains on display.

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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.

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There were a lot of other train memorabilia on storage.

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9 thoughts on “Railway Museum

  1. I’ve been interested in seeing this museum for quite a while now. Just never got around to going there. I love technology, including transportation, and I’d probably feel like a kid again there.

  2. Pingback: Photo of the Day: Trains | Konnichiwa

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