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Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum

Travel Guide - Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum

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*This museum was closed in September, 2015 and is set to re-open as Kyoto Railway Museum in 2016.

Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum was established in 1972 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Japan National Railways (the former JR). The building stands at the entrance of the museum used to be the real Nijo Station moved here. The locomotives exhibited in the museum were created from the Meiji Period (1868 – 1912) to the Showa Period (1926 - 1986). Visitors can experience the locomotive ride three times a day.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 9:30 - 17:00 *admission until 30 minutes before closing
  • Locomotive ride: 11:00, 13:30 and 15:30

ClosedClosed

  • Mondays (except national holidays, March 25 - April 7, July 21 - August 31)

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • 410 yen (General, Adult)
  • 100 yen (Child)
  • Locomotive ride: 200 yen (General, Adult); 100 yen (Child)

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 10 minutes from JR Kyoto Station by the #205 bus. Get of at Umekoji-koen Bus stop.

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 10, Umekoji Kashiracho, Shimogyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 600-8851

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molly des jardin 🐳 @mdesjardin - 2017-06-17
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Daniele Alessandri @JoL1hAHN - 2015-11-20
I went there 6 years ago when it was known as the Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum and it hosted only steam locomotives. Was worth the visit!
JP Rail.com @jprailcom - 2015-10-25
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노버 @NoxHiems - 2015-10-12
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WaltDisneypureangel @OSWALDSHUNJI - 2015-09-16
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Tokyo 16.4°C @chikuri_tw2 - 2015-09-02
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JP Rail.com @jprailcom - 2015-08-30
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Rail Announcement @RAnnouncement - 2015-08-30
Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum closes today to be reopened next spring as part of Japan's biggest rail museum.http://t.co/QcKJBpJVyG
中川章登 Ayato Nakagawa @ayato0812 - 2015-08-30
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makkiiまっきい3497 @makkii3497 - 2015-07-19
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Yu-Ichiro Takagawa @TakagawaU16 - 2015-07-10
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