Tobu Museum of Transportation & Culture 東武博物館

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

Info:

Old Japanese train map

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