SCMaglev and Railway Park

SCMaglev and Railway Park is a railway museum that opened in 2011 in Aichi. This museum is created based on three concepts: introduction of the development of high speed railway technology, place to learn the impact of railways in our society, and a place for everyone, including people with disabilities, to play with models. Visitors of any age group can have fun here. Particularly, you shouldn't miss the exhibit of various trains that used to run the Tokai region!

Address
3-2-2 Kinjofuto, Minato-ku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi
Contact No.
+81-52-389-6100
Access
2-min walk from Kinjofuto Station on the Aonami Line
Opening Hours / Holidays
10:00-17:30
Closed: Tuesday (If it's holiday, closed on next day), New Year Holiday from Dec 28-Jan 1
Official Website
http://museum.jr-central.co.jp/
Time Required
2.5 hours
Admission fee
Adults 1,000 yen, Students (6-17 years old) 500 yen, Children (over 3 years old) 200 yen

※ Some information is displayed in Japanese and machine-translated English, which may not be accurate.
For the latest information, please check the official website for each spot.

Source:Bariston/Wikipedia

Rolling Stock

In Rolling Stock, there are in total 39 real trains including all the Shinkansen and other old trains. Here, you can see the biggest and fastest steam locomotive in Japan and the fastest Shinkansen of the time. In addition to the rare steam locomotive that actually run in 1910s, you can closely observe various trains.

Source:さが鉄道研究会

The Greatest Railway Diorama in Japan

The Railway Diorama in this museum is the biggest diorama in Japan. You can see famous buildings and landscapes along the Tokaido Shinkansen Line. It also meticulously recreates how people lived in these areas. Several famous models of SCMaglev and Shinkansen run through this diorama.

Source:nubobo/flickr

Driving Simulator

In this museum, you can simulate driving Series N700 of the Tokaido Shinkansen and other trains. Here, you can actually drive a real-size mock-up of the driver's cabin. You can also try your hand at other tasks of the conductor. It is very popular place for all age groups.

Museum Shop

Situated on the 1st floor of the building, the museum shop sells various items related to railways such as snacks. You can find the limited Maglev items only in this shop making it quite popular for buying gifts.

SCMaglev and Railway Park

SCMaglev and Railway Park is a railway museum that opened in 2011 in Aichi. This museum is created based on three concepts: introduction of the development of high speed railway technology, place to learn the impact of railways in our society, and a place for everyone, including people with disabilities, to play with models. Visitors of any age group can have fun here. Particularly, you shouldn't miss the exhibit of various trains that used to run the Tokai region!

※ Some information is displayed in Japanese and machine-translated English, which may not be accurate.
For the latest information, please check the official website for each spot.

Source:Bariston/Wikipedia

Rolling Stock

In Rolling Stock, there are in total 39 real trains including all the Shinkansen and other old trains. Here, you can see the biggest and fastest steam locomotive in Japan and the fastest Shinkansen of the time. In addition to the rare steam locomotive that actually run in 1910s, you can closely observe various trains.

Source:さが鉄道研究会

The Greatest Railway Diorama in Japan

The Railway Diorama in this museum is the biggest diorama in Japan. You can see famous buildings and landscapes along the Tokaido Shinkansen Line. It also meticulously recreates how people lived in these areas. Several famous models of SCMaglev and Shinkansen run through this diorama.

Source:nubobo/flickr

Driving Simulator

In this museum, you can simulate driving Series N700 of the Tokaido Shinkansen and other trains. Here, you can actually drive a real-size mock-up of the driver's cabin. You can also try your hand at other tasks of the conductor. It is very popular place for all age groups.

Museum Shop

Situated on the 1st floor of the building, the museum shop sells various items related to railways such as snacks. You can find the limited Maglev items only in this shop making it quite popular for buying gifts.