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Scmaglev and Railway Park

Address: 3-2-2, Kinjofuto, Minato-ku, Nagoya 455-0848, Aichi Prefecture
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Ranked #5 of 121 Attractions in Nagoya
Certificate of Excellence 2014
4.0 of 5 stars 260 Reviews
Type: Museums, Outdoors
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Type: Museums, Outdoors
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Wed - Mon 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

This places showcases the best of Japanese rail now and old. It's a museum of the railway and showcases the latest in train tech. You will see old and new trains and also showcases how the latest bullet train operates. There is also a history room, Shinkansen simulation and photo taking opportunities. Kids can put on the captain's uniform for... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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67 reviews 67 reviews
16 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

We visited on a crowded public holiday but still had a great time. The shinkansens were our favourite - they have one of each series and you can walk inside, sit down etc. The shinkansen simulator is great fun to watch even if you're not in the driver's seat! Fantastic gift store for the train spotters in your life.

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Glendale, Arizona
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

A complete history of the passenger railroad in Japan. There is at least one of every kind of engine and car ever used in Japan, up to and including the developmental MAGLEV being tested now. Well worth the short train ride and cost of admission.

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Mandaluyong, Philippines
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This museum is new to me. I havent seen any museums before which showcase trains from the past. This shows the different trains from the past to present. This made me admire Japanese more. I was able to see how progressive they were even in the past.

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Lincolnshire
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This museum and display area of the future is a great place to visit. It is easy to get to by train, and takes 3-4hrs to look around properly, by a non train spotter. (I guess if you are train obsessed it may take longer) We did the new 500kph bullet train experience which is great fun and exciting to... More 

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Emerald, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Our 6 year old became obsessed with trains while travelling around Japan and we stumbled across this museum. We also visited 'The Railway Museum' in Tokyo and this facility has more trains and activities. You can also put your name down in the lottery to have the opportunity to drive the various simulators. Basically you get a ticket with a... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Found that this was a really good place to visit. :Firstly it is easy to get to by rail from Nagoya station (350yen each way, note that if you have a Suica card then the private line you go on will accept that which makes things easier). Once you are there there are lots of different trains to walk around... More 

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roadtrip
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58 reviews 58 reviews
11 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Big, well laid out, the Aonami line will take you there, it's the last stop. Well worth a visit of a couple of hours.

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Singapore, Singapore
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133 reviews 133 reviews
59 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

What's impressive in the display of different train models.For a train fanatic, it was worth the trip. It could be better if there were more fringe displays on the science of trains and perhaps tours.

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Vancouver, Canada
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81 reviews 81 reviews
32 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Toyota or SCMaglev - I read your reviews and we concur that this was a great choice! given our time and location constraints. The non-rail enthusiast even enjoyed this park. We learned a lot about Japan Rail. Wish we were in a position to take some ideas back to Canada. However, it was money and time well spent.

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