Kyushu Railway History Museum, Kitakyushu

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A former headquarters of the island’s railway network, Kyushu Railway History Museum today offers an insight into the development of train transportation over time. Explore the museum, designed as a train station with waiting rooms, platforms, and tracks. See the exhibits concerning different materials and products used in the industry, and don’t miss the original models of some of the country's oldest locomotives, as well as several rare trains on trails. Feel free to bring the kids, who'll have an opportunity to try the train simulator and take a short quiz related to railway. Before you head to Kitakyushu, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Kitakyushu attractions planner, to make sure you see all that Kitakyushu has to offer, including Kyushu Railway History Museum.
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  • It is a museum by using the old headquarters of Kyushu Railway. SL and some old express trains are displayed, and you can enter the wagons and sit on the seats. Not only for the lovers of railway...  more »
  • The place is not too big but includes different century of Japan train display in the museum. About 5 minutes walking distance from Mojiko station. Most of the train still keeping quiet new and you...  more »
  • A good place to be. There are old locomotives and a train simulator with a few other fun stuff especially for kids.
  • A very small railway museum. Nothing major or interesting. But for 300 yen I guess it’s serviceable.

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