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Address: 142, Cheoldobangmulgwan-ro, Uiwang, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
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+82 31-461-3610

Railways in 1804 has greatly contributed to the human society since the...

Railways in 1804 has greatly contributed to the human society since the invention of the first steam locomotive. Korea after the March 22, 1897 an American James Morse floated his first shovel for laying railway September 18, 1899 begins the first railway station in the Korea.

This is a historical museum that tells the industrial history of the development of the railway system while introducing the historical background of each period with displays of actual models.

It is also an educational museum. Children can learn about and experience railway principles, systems, and the latest technologies (including future plans) through models, simulations, and play equipment.

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Pretty good railroad museum

The Railroad Museum is located a few blocks SE of the Uiwang metro station, within walking distance (or you could hop a bus to the Korea National Railroad College University... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2014
John H
Sharpsburg, Georgia
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Asuncion, Paraguay
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a pretty nice museum if you are into trains. Less so if you aren't into trains. There are a number of engines and carriages in the yard as well as an expansive building with artifacts. There are some English explanations, but not a ton. Keep an eye out for subway car 1001, which is the very first car... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2015 via mobile

We went to the train display and found it to be a little less than I liked. I think that if you have a genuine interest in railroading you may have a great day. The engineering of the time and the special cars will peak your knowledge. After the museum we went to an unusual restaurant in the city of... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2014

The Good: - Relatively cheap admission ticket (KRW 2000) - Exhibits are quite comprehensive and well organised given the price paid. - Lots of trains! A paradise for locomotive geeks! The Bad: - The description of the exhibits are all in Korean (Not that it really matters since most of the exhibits are pretty much self-explanatory) - Located at Uiwang... More 

Thank Nicholas L
Sharpsburg, Georgia
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Reviewed 19 May 2014

The Railroad Museum is located a few blocks SE of the Uiwang metro station, within walking distance (or you could hop a bus to the Korea National Railroad College University). There are several passenger cars (including those used by the Korean presidents, and the commander of Korea's UN forces and 8th US Army commander. President Lyndon Johnson also used this... More 

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