SCMAGLEV and Railway Park, Nagoya

4.3
#1 of 43 in Museums in Nagoya
If you’re interested in vehicles, don’t miss paying a visit to SCMAGLEV and Railway Park, a museum dedicated to Japanese trains. Popular with children and families, the museum was established in 2011 and features 39 full-size vehicles. Admire the rolling stock vehicles, ranging from early 20th-century locomotives to superconducting bullet trains, some of which have broken world speed records in their heyday. Acquaint yourself with the history of the Japanese railway network, admire the large diorama, or try your hand at the train driving simulator. Discover how to plan a Nagoya trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.
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  • There are dozens of railways lined up. Three vehicles are waiting when entering first, the newest is a linear motor car! There are a lot of experience corners about the linear motor car, and various things can be said. There are both the first floor and the second floor, and there are a lot of vehicles to enter. There is also a diorama and a small children's corner on the second floor. During the summer vacation, there was a rally and a craft corner for children. There are a lot of driving experience corner reservation spree for children.
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  • I can enjoy it very much! You can see the tokaido Shinkansen, and there is also an experience simulator, so you forget the time. It is a museum of trains that can be enjoyed from children to adults!
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  • Worth the 1000¥. Pretty cool hands on exhibits. Have multiple language handies to guide and interpret. I feel most of the information was translated well for English speaking visitors. Stored our luggage for the time we visited. Also free lockers for 100¥ deposit. Great gift shop, but expensive.
  • I really enjoyed this train museum! If you like trains then this is a see. Easy to get to from Nagoya station, ¥700 round trip cost on the Aonami Line. Admission is ¥1000 for adult. Lots of trains there that you can go in and interactive learning displays too. Customary gift shop on your way out.
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