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Railway Museum

Railway Museum photo

Here you can learn about the role of railways, the revolution in railway technology, and its impact on society.
Of course there are actual train cars on display, as well as an exciting hands on corner and study by experience using models.

Basic Information

Tourism Spot Name Railway Museum
Address 3-47 Onari-cho, Omiya-ku,Saitama-shi
TEL 048-651-0088
FAX 048-651-0570


Hours 10:00-18:00
Admission until 17:30
Closed ·Tuesday

· New Year's Holiday

* Sometimes open on Tuesday during long school holidays such as spring break and summer vacation.
Price Adults: ¥1,000, Junior and senior high school students: ¥500, Infants: (preschool children aged 3 and over): ¥200

Elementary and junior high/high school: ¥500
Infant: (pre-school aged 3 years and over): ¥200


Public Transport Next to Tetsudo Hakubutsukan Station on the New Shuttle line
Car 10 minutes from "Shintoshin Nishi Entrance/Exit on the Metropolitan Expressway Saitama Shintoshin Route
15 minutes from Okegawa Kitamoto IC on the Ken-O Expressway
20 minutes from the Iwatsuki IC on the Tohoku Expressway
Parking Lot (Free)
Parking Lot (Toll) 280 spaces (\500/day)
Large Buses: About 20 spaces (\2,000/day), advance reservations required

Universal Support

AED (Automatic External Defribulator) General・Wheelchair Shared Elevator
Sign Language × Toilet w/Handrail
Braille Explanation × Multipurpose Toilet
Voice Guide × Wheelchair Rental
Wheelchair Parking Guide Dogs/Aid Dogs
Floor Handrail × Diaper Changing Support
Staircase Handrail Nursing Room
Wheelchair Slope Baby Keep or Baby Chair ×
Wheelchair Lift Baby Stroller Rentals (sometimes w/tolls)

Other Information

Free Wi-Fi ×
Duty-Free Shop ×
Foreign Language Support Pamphlets: English, Chinese (traditional and simplified), Korean available
Menus/Staff/Signboards: English not available
Credit Cards