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Modern Transportation Museum - CLOSED

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Extremely interesting despite lack of English explanation

This not-so-small museum offers a nice range of real size trains, and models, posters, etc, as well... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2014
maperrin
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rio de janeiro
Surprisingly Enjoyable Time

We were told that everything was in Japanese, but we opted to give it a try anyway. The exhibits... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2013
jprepp
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Millville, New Jersey
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1 Mar 2014
“Extremely interesting despite lack of English explanation”
12 Aug 2013
“Surprisingly Enjoyable Time”
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Reviewed 1 March 2014

This not-so-small museum offers a nice range of real size trains, and models, posters, etc, as well as some cars and planes. The whole atmosphere is fascinating as well as the joy of the children. Don't miss the hourly show.

Date of experience: March 2014
Thank maperrin
Reviewed 13 August 2013

We were told that everything was in Japanese, but we opted to give it a try anyway. The exhibits were well done and quite interactive. We did have some trouble with the model train displays and it was a bit disappointing that we could not...More

Date of experience: August 2013
Thank jprepp
Reviewed 30 June 2013

If your kids love trains, they will definitely love this place, and enjoy all the interactive activities inside the museum. There are clear signs inside the Bentencho Station so that you will find the museum easily. The whole visit with a young kid who is...More

Date of experience: June 2013
1  Thank Sammy W
Reviewed 22 October 2012

The Modern Transportation Museum is located adjacent to the Bentencho station on the JR Osaka loop line . The Osaka municipal railway station is also located closeby. The museum has a great collection of Japanese trains both full size and in scale. The museum has...More

Date of experience: September 2012
1  Thank CSJAMES
Reviewed 8 October 2012

These places bring out my inner geek. I was travelling on my own but noticed that the children who attended seemed to really enjoy the place. Older teenagers may find it a bit boring. I enjoyed the effort that have gone into some of the...More

Date of experience: September 2012
1  Thank Wolfgang M
Reviewed 5 October 2012

It is a very good place to learn about the development of trains in Japan. Very good display of the trains. The model trains are captivating. Must see for kids.

Date of experience: August 2012
Thank nishdata
Reviewed 9 July 2012

I thought this was interesting to see old trains and the new trains they are trialling ideas on. most of the displays do have english on the boards as well. its also right next to bentencho station.

Date of experience: June 2012
Thank 50opd2j
Reviewed 18 June 2012

I love trains and came here to see what the museum is about..alot of young couples with children so felt out of place..displays are nice but not alot of English if any to explain..also saw displays about planes and cars..to get here. take the Osaka...More

Date of experience: June 2012
Thank Marta E
Reviewed 1 May 2012

It was average - not super fantastic but if you have nothing else to do, then this is a good way to spend a wet afternoon like we did. Kids did not complain and went round the whole place, playing and exploring.

Date of experience: April 2012
Thank onglsl
Reviewed 29 April 2012

a well preserved collection of mostly train related items including locomotives and rolling stock but loads of unsupervised small children running about everywhere.

Date of experience: April 2012
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