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Kyushu Railway History Museum (九州鉄道記念館)


Museum / Science Museum

A museum dedicated to railway history located close to JR Mojiko Station. Inside, visitors can climb aboard actual trains used from the Meiji period onward. The museum also has interactive exhibits that give participants a taste of what travel was once like during various periods of railroad history in Japan. The realistic model railroad presenting a panorama of railways in Kyushu and the museum’s simulator, which lets users experience what it is like to drive an 811 series train, are particularly popular. The Train Exhibition Hall displays nine historic trains which operated in Kyushu. Visitors can also try driving a miniature train outside the museum.


Fukuoka Pref. Kitakyushushimojiku Kiyotaki 2-3-29 (Kita-Kyushu / Kokura / MojiArea)

phone 0933221006

9:00-17:00 (admission until 16:30)

Review of Kyushu Railway History Museum

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2019/12/31 SL and old express trains
It is a museum by using the old headquarters of Kyushu Railway. SL and some old express trains are displayed, and you can enter the wagons and sit on the seats. Not only for the lovers of railway...
Reviewed:2019/12/15 Enjoyable Japanese train develop
The place is not too big but includes different century of Japan train display in the museum. About 5 minutes walking distance from Mojiko station. Most of the train still keeping quiet new and you...
Reviewed:2019/11/04 vintage trains parked on one train track accessible from a platform.
old JR trains and city trolley. Good for kids and adults that like old vintage trains.
Train station museum nearby as well as a small train that tows 2 cars across one side of town.

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Fukuoka Pref. Kitakyushushimojiku Kiyotaki 2-3-29 [map]
Kita-Kyushu / Kokura / MojiArea
9:00-17:00 (admission until 16:30)
2ndWednesday (excluding Aug.), July. Only 2ndWednesday/Thursday
* 2ndWednesday is The day following if it falls on a public holiday
[Admission fee]
[Adult] 300yen
[Up to Junior high school student] 150yen
[Under 4 years old] Free
Parking Lot
Credit Card
Not available
Not available
English Menu
Temporary suspension of business:Closed until June 18, 2020 (Information as of June 15, 2020)
* Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.
Estimated stay time
60-120 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Infant friendly

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN


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          The most northerly of Kyushu island's prefectures, Fukuoka comprises castle towns, seaside parks, and Hakata ramen, one of Japan's most famous noodle dishes. Whether due to its good location or its unique charm, the prefecture's capital, Fukuoka city, has been voted one of the most desirable places to live in the country - a close-knit community, a thriving food scene, and accessible nature combine for irresistibly laid-back city vibes.