Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum, Kyoto

4.4
#6 of 96 in Museums in Kyoto
Inspect a variety of locomotives and trains from throughout Japanese history at Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum. Pour over striking examples spanning the entire 20th century, from the majestic early steam-powered engines to the sleek, modern bullet train. With detailed model railways and displays, the museum gives you a comprehensive look at the country's impressive rail and engineering history. Perhaps most exciting of all, you can ride a real steam train as it huffs and puffs along 1 km (0.6 mi) of track. Put Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum and other Kyoto attractions into our Kyoto planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Japan plays important roles in steam locomotive industry in the world. Umekoji preserve various steam locomotives, from the commercial to imperial locomotives and they kept well. This museum will be....  more »
  • Great experiences being surrounding will all locomotives in real! Especially so closed to the Steam Train. Its not only so attractive to children but so all adults. Seeing those engineers are still...  more »
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