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Kyushu Railway History Museum

2-3-29 Takitaki, Shimoji-ku, Kitakyushu 801-0833, Fukuoka Prefecture
+81 93-322-1006
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Great outdoor exhibit of retro trains

We were very interested in this museum, as we had just completed a trip from Wakkanai (most nothern... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Andrew M
A great place for train fans

The museum displays multiple old trains which are well preserved and some even open for a... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
CirilB
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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2-3-29 Takitaki, Shimoji-ku, Kitakyushu 801-0833, Fukuoka Prefecture
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+81 93-322-1006
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

We were very interested in this museum, as we had just completed a trip from Wakkanai (most nothern rail station) to Kagoshimo Chuo (one of the mot southern train stations). This trip took us a few days, and we rode on all the different types...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 24 September 2017

The museum displays multiple old trains which are well preserved and some even open for a walkthrough. In the old headquarters building, the history of the Japanese and more detailed history of regional train traffic is explained. There is even a train simulator where one...More

Thank CirilB
Reviewed 9 August 2017

You will find Kyushu train's history and classic steam train which was really operated .and you can ride on some train but not running even though you will enjoy sure.

Thank miyanof
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Many old models of train are available, refreshing the memories of our oldies. Interesting and informative to kids. Have small trains to ride and mock driving games. The kids really enjoyed.

Thank 611lky
Reviewed 12 July 2017

It is really brief, a few train cars being demonstrated only and a brief introduction of Kyushu's railway development in the main building. There's not so much to show as the one in Omiya since it's focus on Kyushu. The gift shop is large and...More

Thank ugin38
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

I think for a non Japanese speaker you wont enjoy that much, you can see the old history but still some part it only has Japanese langue, interesting i still recommend to go,

1  Thank Vinnie T
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Kyushu Railway Museum The museum (former Kyushu Railway HQ building) is just next to Mojiko Train Station. I think the museum location is befitting as Mojiko is the starting point of Kyushu railway in the past. When cargo unloaded from the ships in the port,...More

Thank Yapahloy
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Museum is less than 5 minute walk from the Mojiko station. We had a JR pass, and it was a perfect side trip to get our money's worth from the pass. There is a 50% discount on the museum entrance fee for JR pass holders,...More

Thank tsetseflyer
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Good assortment of vintage rail cars which you can get up close to. There is as well a train driver simulator which is on the second floor of the main building...great fun

Thank T0banker
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Nice for family day, especially good for railway fans. The museum is right beside the JR station, within 5 mins walk. You may experience being a train captain and drive your train, make it arrives on time.

Thank LloydCMC
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