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Kyushu Railway History Museum

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Address: 2-3-29 Takitaki, Shimoji-ku, Kitakyushu 801-0833 , Fukuoka Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 93-322-1006
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Interesting museum

Generally not a fan of museums, but somehow, I found Kyushu Railway Museum interesting. Its entrance fee of 300yen is more than worth the amount and quality of stuff one will see... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2014
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Philippines
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Philippines
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Generally not a fan of museums, but somehow, I found Kyushu Railway Museum interesting. Its entrance fee of 300yen is more than worth the amount and quality of stuff one will see here. Upon entering, a collection of real, old trains/locomotives (from 1930s to 1970s) are lined up for display. The trains look nicely maintained and polished. Visitors can enter... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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86 reviews 86 reviews
44 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Fab little railway museum, a model for how these things should be done. Static display of old Japanese trains was great big steamers to cool 50/60's spaceship inspired deseil and electric trains. The history museum is also great again with brilliant interactive stuff to do. Visitors should do the train driver simulator - feels like you are really driving a... More 

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New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

Good little museum for kids and adults, lots of information, some wonderful old trains and plenty to keep the kids interested. Easy to get to, take a train from Kokura station to Mojiko and jump off at the end of the line.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

For fans of steam engines. Short walking distance from Mojiko Station. Get a 20 percent discount off admission fee for Kyushu JR pass holder

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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2012

Real steam and electric trains and coaches plus a very good model railway and really well laid out. great for kids and adults

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