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Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum - CLOSED

142 Reviews

Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum - CLOSED

142 Reviews
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Mar 3, 2016
“Magnificent Collection of Steam Locomotive”
Dec 14, 2015
“Value Experiences The Trains Industrial Revolution”
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Kankijicho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto 600-8835, Kyoto Prefecture
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Japan plays important roles in steam locomotive industry in the world. Umekoji preserve various steam locomotives, from the commercial to imperial locomotives and they kept well. This museum will be swarmed by children in the weekend, so this would be a good place for kids to
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Great experiences being surrounding will all locomotives in real! Especially so closed to the Steam Train. Its not only so attractive to children but so all adults. Seeing those engineers are still working hard to get it fixed, amazing! Riding on it for a round, imagine back to
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I work for the railroad back home and thought it would be interesting to see some of the history of Japanese railroading. The working steam engines at this museum are very impressive, the roundhouse and facilities are equally interesting. Certainly worth stopping by if you are
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We visited on a rainy day, but most of the attractions are indoors. The entrance is a transplanted station building about 100 years old, and of course you buy entry tickets from a ticket machine. The initial displays in the station building are sufficiently interesting it took
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If you like the age of steam, this is a great place to see Japans collection of locomotives. Allows you to get up close and touch the loco's.
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