Kyoto Railway Museum

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Kyoto Railway Museum
Kyoto Railway Museum (Photo: Kyoto Railway Museum – inu-photo / CC BY-ND 2.0)

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.



Kankijicho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8835 (Map) (Directions)


10:00 - 17:30 Closed now

Opening Hours

Monday 10:00 - 17:30
Tuesday 10:00 - 17:30
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 10:00 - 17:30
Friday 10:00 - 17:30
Saturday 10:00 - 17:30
Sunday 10:00 - 17:30
Holidays 10:00 - 17:30


General Amenities

  • Designated smoking areas
  • Nursing rooms
  • Souvenir shop
  • Shops
  • Restroom
  • Information Counter


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.

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