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The Railway Museum鉄道博物館

Museum / Science Museum

The Railway Museum is located near Tetsudo Hakubutsukan Station in Onaricho, Omiya Ward, Saitama City. Built to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the founding of JR East, The Railway Museum undertakes preservation and research work in relation to both Japanese and international railways. Using exhibits of real railway locomotives from different eras, as well as train-driving simulators etc., the Museum enables visitors to learn about both the history of railways and the latest rail technology.


Saitama Pref. Saitamashi Omiya-ku Onarichou 3-47

phone 0486510088

10:00-18:00(Latest entry17:30)

Review of The Railway Museum

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2018/11/02 Excellent Train Museum
This museum is an excellent and impressive history of Japanese railways and includes interactive facilities that are in Japanese and are very popular. A large range of trains are on display from...
Reviewed:2018/10/20 Good
The railway museum is not too expensive and it’s really worth it. But if you are planning to eat in one of the trains ( which is just an old model from 10 years ago that stinks) then please don’t...
Reviewed:2018/10/01 Great Summery of Japanese Railway History
A new exhibition building opens in June, 2018. The History Exhibition is on the 4th floor of South Building. It contains social background in 19th - 20th century and development of railway technology...

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Saitama Pref. Saitamashi Omiya-ku Onarichou 3-47 [map]



10:00-18:00(Latest entry17:30)
Tuesday (may open during long school holidays), New Year's Holiday
[Admission fee] ¥ [Adult] 1330yen ¥ [Elementary/High school student] 620yen ¥ [3 years old-Pre-schoolers] 310yen ¥ ※ Some facilities paid in the building
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          There is no Station nearby. There is no Bus Stop nearby. There is no Parking nearby. There is no IC nearby.

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