The Kyoto Railway Museum opened to the public on April 29, 2016, and is an opportunity to experience Japan's progress in modernization through its railway history in the city of Kyoto, where tradition is both valued and innovation is sought to continue.
The basic concept of the museum is to become the "" center of the railway culture that advances along with its community.
As a holistic railway museum, a multitude of cultural activities are offered, which not only delight railway fans, but also help visitors to deepen their understanding of the railway. This includes the design of subject areas in which one can find out about the safety and technology of the railway. In addition, guided tours by the museum staff and workshops prepared by JR-West staff.
5-minute walk from Umekoji-Kyotonishi Station
20-minute walk from Kyoto Station
5-minute bus ride from Kyoto Station via bus no. 103, 104, 110, 86, or 88.
The RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto completed a full-scale renovation in September 2016.
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