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If you like the Tokaido shinkansen old and new or the Maglev trains, visiting this railway museum on the outskirts of Nagoya is a must. See 39 full-size railway cars, train simulators, and a railway model diorama. Operated by JR Central in Nagoya, the museum opened in March 2011. SCMAGLEV and Railway Park as seen from the train.
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Near Kinjo-futo Station on the Aonami Line that starts from Nagoya Station. Walking toward the entrance.
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Inside the lobby.
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Admission tickets sold by vending machine.
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Maglev trains
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JR–Maglev MLX01-1
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JR–Maglev MLX01-1
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JR–Maglev MLX01-1
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JR–Maglev MLX01-1
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Inside JR–Maglev MLX01-1
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Inside JR–Maglev MLX01-1
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Class 955 "300X" experimental Shinkansen
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Class 955 "300X" experimental Shinkansen
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Class 955 "300X" experimental Shinkansen
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Shinkansen Train Zone
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Nozomi 700 Series Shinkansen
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Nozomi 700 Series Shinkansen. "Duckbill" design.
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Headlight on Nozomi 700 Series Shinkansen
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Nozomi 700 Series Shinkansen
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300 Series Shinkansen (Third generation). The "Robocop" design.
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300 Series Shinkansen (Third generation) headlight
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100 Series Shinkansen (2nd generation)
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100 Series Shinkansen (2nd generation). I call this the "Slit-eye" model.
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100 Series Shinkansen (2nd generation)
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0 Series Shinkansen (1st generation)
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The classic and iconic "Bullet Train." The original shinkansen model that debut in 1964, the 0 Series Shinkansen (1st generation). Classic and iconic design.
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Headlight on 0 Series Shinkansen (1st generation)
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Shinkansen models.
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Shinkansen models.
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Side stripe on 0 Series Shinkansen (1st generation).
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Side stripe on 100 Series Shinkansen (2nd generation).
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Side stripe on 300 Series Shinkansen (3rd generation)
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Side stripe on 700 Series Shinkansen
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You can enter the the original 0 Series Shinkansen (1st generation).
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Inside the 0 Series Shinkansen (1st generation).
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Driver's cockpit in 0 Series Shinkansen (1st generation).
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Driver's cockpit in 0 Series Shinkansen (1st generation).
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Driver's cockpit in 0 Series Shinkansen (1st generation).
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Behind the driver's cockpit in 0 Series Shinkansen
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Corridor in 0 Series Shinkansen
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Drinking fountain inside 0 Series Shinkansen
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Trash bin at exit inside 0 Series Shinkansen.
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0 Series Shinkansen dining car.
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0 Series Shinkansen dining car sign indicates full house.
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0 Series Shinkansen dining car corridor.
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0 Series Shinkansen dining car.
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0 Series Shinkansen dining car menu.
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0 Series Shinkansen dining car galley.
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0 Series Shinkansen
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Shinkansen station analog signage.
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Enter the 100 Series Shinkansen (2nd generation).
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One unique thing about the 100 Series Shinkansen was this two-story car with a restaurant on the upper level.
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Inside 100 Series Shinkansen
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100 Series Shinkansen driver's cockpit.
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Two-story car of 100 Series Shinkansen
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Lower level of two-story car in 100 Series Shinkansen.
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Stairs to upper level of two-story car in 100 Series Shinkansen.
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Upper level (dining car) of two-story car in 100 Series Shinkansen.
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Menu
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Table configurations in dining car of 100 Series Shinkansen.
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Galley
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Exit
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300 Series Shinkansen. The "Robocop" design.
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Inside 300 Series Shinkansen.
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Nozomi 700 Series Shinkansen
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Inside Nozomi 700 Series Shinkansen
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Dr. Yellow test train
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Inside Dr. Yellow test train
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Tokaido Line train
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Tokaido Line train
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Tokaido Line train
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Inside Tokaido Line train
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Smoking used to be allowed on trains. Can you imagine?
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Tokkyu Limited Express train, 381 series
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Shinkansen simulator (reservations required).
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Maglev Theater and exhibit area
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Maglev Theater
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Maglev Theater
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Maglev Theater
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The new maglev railway will be mostly underground between Tokyo and Nagoya.
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The different experimental maglev trains are displayed. This was the first model.
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2nd generation experimental maglev train.
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The latest maglev train design.
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Railway model diorama covering the Tokaido shinkansen route from Tokyo to Osaka.
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Mt. Fuji
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Osaka end of diorama. Small trains move on the tracks.
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Osaka at night.
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Shin-Osaka Station.
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Osaka Caslte
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Kiyomizu-dera temple in Kyoto
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Mt. Ibuki in Shiga Prefecture in the Railway model diorama at SCMAGLEV and Railway Park in Nagoya.
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Mt. Ibuki in Shiga Prefecture in the Railway model diorama at SCMAGLEV and Railway Park in Nagoya.
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Nagoya Station
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Nagoya Station
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Tokyo
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Tokyo Tower
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Ginza in Tokyo
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Odaiba and Rainbow Bridge in Tokyo.
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2nd floor of the museum isalso spacious. Rest area here.
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View from 2nd floor.
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Kids' playroom on 2nd floor.
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The 2nd floor has many exhibits about rail history, etc.
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Tokaido Line
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Shinkansen history
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Father of the shinkansen
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Japanese Government railway's first bus.
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Japanese Government railway's first bus.
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Inside Japanese Government railway's first bus.
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About Japanese Government railway's first bus.
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Outdoor exhibits too.
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