SCMAGLEV and Railway Park, Nagoya

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If you’re interested in vehicles, don’t miss paying a visit to SCMAGLEV and Railway Park, a museum dedicated to Japanese trains. Popular with children and families, the museum was established in 2011 and features 39 full-size vehicles. Admire the rolling stock vehicles, ranging from early 20th-century locomotives to superconducting bullet trains, some of which have broken world speed records in their heyday. Acquaint yourself with the history of the Japanese railway network, admire the large diorama, or try your hand at the train driving simulator. You can plan Nagoya trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • Arriving in Nagoya by train around mid-morning on a Sunday, my initial intention was to park my luggage in a locker at Nagoya Station and take in the Railway Museum before checking-in to my hotel...  more »
  • I went with my husband who is a bit of a train fanatic, so was expecting to be bored. Not so. Great experience. There is something for everyone there but the very best thing was the diorama - you...  more »
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  • Worth the 1000¥. Pretty cool hands on exhibits. Have multiple language handies to guide and interpret. I feel most of the information was translated well for English speaking visitors. Stored our luggage for the time we visited. Also free lockers for 100¥ deposit. Great gift shop, but expensive.
  • I really enjoyed this train museum! If you like trains then this is a see. Easy to get to from Nagoya station, ¥700 round trip cost on the Aonami Line. Admission is ¥1000 for adult. Lots of trains there that you can go in and interactive learning displays too. Customary gift shop on your way out.
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