Interior of Electric Tobu Railway Trolley (1924)
The Tobu Museum of Transportation & Culture 東武博物館 is a nice museum not too far from central Tokyo. Just 200 yen, this train/ subway /transportation museum is very kid-friendly, as there are many hands-on exhibits. Museum includes full-size historic trains, a bus, and gondola. all of which you are permitted to go inside. Exhibits include vintage train tickets, maps, advertisements, and ticket machines. Hands-on exhibits include a track-switch and two realistic train-driving simulators. Also includes two extensive model trains; a large panorama of trains in the Kanto Plain, and a scale reproduction of Baden station in Germany and its surroundings environment.
1960s Bus – Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. (Nissan engine)
Distance from central Tokyo: 35 minutes
- Tobu Museum of Transportation & Culture 東武博物館
- Japan 〒131-0032 Tokyo Sumida Higashimukojima ４丁目２８−１６ +81 3-3614-8811 /
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Old Japanese train map