The museum was built by Tobu Railway Co., Ltd. in 1989 to commemorate the 90th anniversary of its foundation. It exhibits trains that used to serve the public, such as a steam locomotive of 1899, the year that coincides with the time of the company's foundation, and a wooden train that was in service in the 1920s. You can learn about the history of Japanese railway systems through the exhibition. There is also a simulation section, where you can experience the operation of the train and bus. This is popular among train enthusiasts. Children can experience the feeling of being a train operator by getting on an operator's compartment, sitting on an actual seat, and operating while looking at the monitor that displays the front view. There is also a panorama with a running 170-carriage model train, as well as an observation promenade at Higashi-mukojima Station where you can observe the wheels and engines of a running train at close range. The museum is close to the Higashi-mukojima Station on the Tobu Skytree Line.
4-28-16, Higashimukoujima, Sumida-ku, Tokyo, 131-0032
- Nearest Station
･ Tobu Isesaki Line (Tobu Sky Tree Line)
1 minute on foot
- Phone Number
Our staff may only be able to communicate in Japanese.
Tuesday 10:00am - 4:30pm
Wednesday 10:00am - 4:30pm
Thursday 10:00am - 4:30pm
Friday 10:00am - 4:30pm
Saturday 10:00am - 4:30pm
Sunday 10:00am - 4:30pm
Last admission 4:00 p.m.
Closes following day if Monday is national holiday or substitute holiday; New Year's holiday (Dec. 29 to Jan. 3)