Small Japanese Railway Museums

Here is a list of some small Japanese railway museums that are known about at the end of 2009 (there are others) - with some later additions .

Nagahama Railroad Square

Shiga on Lake Biwa near Maibara - 1882 station and loco D51-793 and an ED70

Kuroyashi Line Memorial, Tottori

Loco C11-75

Kuruizawa Station Memorial Museum

Karuizawa, KIta-Saku, Nagano - electric 10000 and EF63-2

Freight Railway Museum

Inabe, Mie

Hitoyoshi City SL Museum

Engine shed, Hisatsu-sen, Kyushu, loco D51-170

Nitu Railroad Musuem

Akiha-ku, Niigata

Nansatsu Railway Museum

Minami-Satsuma, Kagoshima

Fukuchiyama Poppoland Railway Museum

Fukuchiyama, Kyoto, loco C58-56

Nitchu Line Memorial

Old Station at Atsushio, Kitakata City, Fukushima

Kubiki Railway Museum

Joetsu, Niigata.

Yanahara Fureai Mine Park

Misaki, Okayama. Units and Line

Akazawa Logging Railroad

Agematsu, Kiso, Nagano - sightseeing railway

Tagawa-Ita Coal Mine Musuem

Kyushu, loco 59684 - plus other mining musuems nearby

Hitoyoshi City SL Museum (Yatake Station, JR Kyushu Hisatsu line)

engine shed with D51-170

Bungo Mori Roundhouse

Kusu, Oita - roundhouse, museum, mini-trains and 28612 Web Site

Nippon Institute of Technology Museum of Industrial Technology

Tobu Dobutsu Koen station, Saitama, loco 2109 and shed. TripAdvisor

Hikari Plaza Shinkansen Museum

Kokubunji, Tokyo

Museum Meiji Mura Village

Tram line and steam line at Inuyama, Aichi

Sendai Streetcar Museum

Tomisawa, Taihaku-ku, Sendai - trams

Meitetsu Shiryokan (Memorial Museum), Kani, near Nagoya

Established in June 1994 to celebrate the 100-year anniversary of Meitetsu (Nagoya Railroad).

Tetsudo Rekishi Park

Iyo Saijo, Yosan linbe, Shikoku - DF50-1, Shinkansen car

Mikasa Railway Village, Hokkaido

Horonai/Mikasa S-304, C12-2, 59609

Kamui-Kotan Station

Asahikawa, Hokkaido - station and 29638, C57-201, D51-6

Kofoku Station

Obohro, Hokkaido - station and railcars

Ubaranai Kotsu Park, Abashiri, Hokkaido

Steam loco 49643, carriage and small museum. Japanese Wiki

Yubari, Hokkaido

The O-Yubari line museum closed in 2008, but still houses items (eg D51-101 and Yubari 14). Local rail fans restoring old coaches at Minami-O-Yubari station site (open May-November, with a festival in September).


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