Kyoto Railway Museum


15 Kankiji-cho Shimogyo-ku
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Open Hours
1-12: Mon-Tue: - 10:00-17:30 Thu-Sun: - 10:00-17:30

About this sight

This museum opened on April 29, 2016 as one of the largest train museums in Japan. Dedicated to the railway history of Kyoto, it exhibits a total of 53 locomotives and train cars inherited from the former Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum. Highlights of the new museum include a roundhouse and a turntable for steam locomotives, as well as the old Nijo Station building.