You can learn about Otaru's railways and science at this museum. Some fifty trains are preserved and exhibited here. There is also a planetarium and science hall. In the summer, there's a working steam locomotive.
A ten-minute trip from Otaru Station on the Hokkaido Chuo Bus for Takashima 3-Chome, bus stops near the museum
1-3-6, Temiya, Otaru-shi, Hokkaido, 047-0041
- Nearest Station
･ Hakodate Main Line
- Phone Number
Our staff may only be able to communicate in Japanese.
- 9:30am - 5:00pm
*Closes the following day when a regular closing day and national holiday coincide*New Year’s holiday
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