Japan Railway & Transport Review No. 58 (photostories)

Photostories

Access to Museums
The Railway Museum

3-47 Onari-cho, Omiya-ku, Saitama City, Saitama, 330-0852 Japan
Opening hours: 10:00–18:00
Admission fee: adults ¥1000, elementary and junior high school students ¥500, children 3 years and older ¥200 (group discount and disability discount available) (US$1 = ¥77)
http://www.railway-museum.jp/en/index.html

SCMAGLEV and Railway Park

3-2-2, Kinjo-futo, Minato-ku, Nagoya City, Aichi, 455-0848 Japan
Opening hours: 10:00–17:30
Admission fee: adults ¥1000, elementary and junior high school students ¥500, children 3 years and older ¥200 (group discount and disability discount available)
http://museum.jr-central.co.jp/en/

Tobu Museum of Transport and Culture

4-28-16, Higashi Mukojima, Sumida-ku, Tokyo, 131-0032 Japan
Opening hours: 10:00–16:30
Admission fee: adults ¥200, children ¥100
http://www.tobu.co.jp/museum/ (Japanese only)

Modern Transportation Museum

Namiyoke 3-chome, Minato-ku, Osaka City, Osaka, 552-0001 Japan
Opening hours: 10:00–17:30
Admission fee: adults ¥400, children ¥100
http://www.mtm.or.jp/eng/index.html

Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum

Kankiji-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto, 600-8835 Japan
Opening hours: 09:30–17:00
Admission fee: adults ¥400, children ¥100
http://www.mtm.or.jp/uslm/eng/

Zhan Tianyou Memorial Hall

Badaling Special Administrative Region, Beijing
Tel: 010-6912-1006
Directions: Bus 919 to Badaling or S2  Train to Badaling and walk south for 200 meters
Opening hours: 09:00–16:00 (except Monday)
Admission fee: Adults 20 yuan, Students 10 yuan

Eastern Suburbs Exhibition Hall

Court No. 1 North, Jiuxianqiao North Street, Chaoyang District, Beijing
Tel: 010-6438-1317, 010-6438-1517
Directions: Buses 403, 629 to Huanxing Railway and walk 1500 meters
Opening hours: 09:00–16:00 (except Monday)
Admission fee: Adults 20 yuan, Students 10 yuan

Visitors Service Guide: China Railway Museum Management Agency

Building No. 1 Court No. 2, Maliandao South Street, Xicheng District, Beijing
Tel: 010-5183-6884
Hours: 08:00–17:00 (Monday to Friday)

China Railway Museum
Zhengyangmen Exhibition Hall

A2, Qianmen Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing
Tel: 010-6705-1638
Directions: Buses 209, 44, 673, 729, 9, 2 to Qianmen Dong Metro Line 2 to Qianmen, Exit B
Opening hours: 09:00–16:00 (except Monday)
Admission fee: Adults 20 yuan, Students 10 yuan (1 yuan = US15¢)
Visitor Discounts:
1 Free to public on 18 May (International Museum Day)
2 Free to senior citizens (over 65)
3 50% discount for railway workers and children (under 1.2-m height)
4 Group visits of more than 20 people by appointment to enjoy additional benefits

Locomotion: The National Railway Museum at Shildon

Shildon, County Durham, D14 1PQ
Opening hours: 10:00–17:00 (summer), 10:00–16:00 (winter)
Admission fee: free
http://www.nrm.org.uk/

National Railway Museum York

Leeman Road, York, YO26 4XJ
Opening hours: 10:00–18:00
Admission fee: free
http://www.nrm.org.uk/

DB Museum

Lessingstraße 6, 90443 Nürnberg, Germany
Opening hours: 09:00–17:00 (Tuesday–Friday)
10:00–18:00 (weekend)
Admission fee: adults €5, children 6 to 17 years €2.50
http://www.deutschebahn.com/site/dbmuseum/en/start.html





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