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Hiroshima City Transportation Museum

2-12-2 Chorakuji, Asaminami ku, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture 732-0143, Japan
+81 82-878-6211
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Ranked #20 of 49 attractions in Hiroshima
Type: Specialty Museums
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We saw a Mazda RX500 pan display at the recent Goodwood Festival of Speed and noticed that it was from the Hiroshima Transport Museum. As we were due to visit Hiroshima, we decided to check out the museum. Their weren't any sign there in English but we got the kist of what they were displaying. There were a lot of... More

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Hiroshima, Japan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

You can enjoy with your family or friends to look around transports such as vehicles trams. It's easy to reach at this museum from Hiroshima city centre by Astram.

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Birmingham
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

First of all, you get to it by riding the Astram, a monorail type train in the sky. This museum shows the fantastic progress Japan has made in transportation. While it is true there are many models, there are also full sized simulations. You can pilot a boat into a harbor. I crashed every time. BTW - after the nuclear... More

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Dublin
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2009

I didn't see a single full-size car, boat, or airplane, and the only full-size train is a single Hiroshima street car parked outside. Aside from a collection of motorcycles and scooters and a few interpretive pieces (e.g. engine cutaways), it's all models. And while 1/80 scale models are a great way to see the difference in size between a Boeing... More

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