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Tobu Museum is right under Higashi-Mukojima Station on the Tobu Skytree Line that starts at Asakusa.
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Entrance to Tobu Museum (Tobu Hakubutsukan).
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Tobu Museum is primarily a railway/train museum. Indoor and outdoor exhibits include a ED101 class electric locomotive, a beautifully restored Tobu bus from 1951, train simulators, and a German model train diorama.
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Enter the museum and you see this first: B1 class steam locomotive – No. 5 (built 1898 by Beyer, Peacock and Company).
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B1 class steam locomotive – No. 5
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B1 class steam locomotive – No. 5
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Class DeHa1 electric railcar – No. DeHa5 (built in 1924)
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Class DeHa1 electric railcar – No. DeHa5 (built in 1924)
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Inside Class DeHa1 electric railcar – No. DeHa5 (built in 1924).
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Inside Class DeHa1 electric railcar – No. DeHa5.
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Cab inside Class DeHa1 electric railcar – No. DeHa5
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ED101 class electric locomotive – No. 101. Built in 1930 for Tobu, used by Ohmi Railway during its final years, and brought back to Tobu in January 2009.Displayed at Tobu Museum in Sumida Ward, Tokyo.
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ED101 class electric locomotive – No. 101.
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ED101 class electric locomotive – No. 101.
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ED101 class electric locomotive – No. 101.
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ED101 class electric locomotive – No. 101.
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ED101 class electric locomotive – No. 101.
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Tobu's ED101 class electric locomotive – No. 101 when used by Ohmi Railway in Shiga Prefecture.
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About the ED101 class electric locomotive – No. 101.
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5700 series electric train car – No. MoHa5701. Built 1951, moved to museum in January 2009. It has "cat whiskers."
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"Kegon" Deluxe Romance Car, 1720 series "DRC" electric multiple unit car (built 1960). It's displayed outside the museum, but you can enter it only from inside the museum.
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Inside "Kegon" Deluxe Romance Car, 1720 series "DRC" electric multiple unit car.
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Inside "Kegon" Deluxe Romance Car, 1720 series "DRC" electric multiple unit car.
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Cab of Inside "Kegon" Deluxe Romance Car, 1720 series "DRC" electric multiple unit car.
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One unique thing about Tobu Museum is that there are basement windows where you can see the train wheels stop at Higashi Mukojima Station.
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One unique thing about Tobu Museum is that there are basement windows where you can see the train wheels stop at Higashi Mukojima Station.
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Train simulator.
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History of Tobu trains.
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Another highlight is this beautiful, classic Tobu bus from 1951. Cab-over type bus displayed at Tobu Museum in Sumida Ward, Tokyo.
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This Tobu bus operated in the city of Ashikaga in Tochigi Prefecture.
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This bus was made by Nissan in 1951.
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Inside the Tobu bus.
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Wooden floor.
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Cab-over bus has the driver's cab over the engine.
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Bus driver's seat
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Made by Fuji Motors and Nissan in 1951.
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The bus was salvaged in the mid-1960s.
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The bus was salvaged in the mid-1960s and restored.
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Nikko Tramway 200 series tramcar - No. 203, built in 1950 and retired in 2001.
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Inside Nikko Tramway 200 series tramcar - No. 203, built in 1950.
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About the Nikko Tramway 200 series tramcar.
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Museum's lower level.
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Train signal light
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Railway bicycle to transport rail workers and cargo. Motor- and pedal-powered.
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Train simulators
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Train ticket booth
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Inside train ticket booth
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Slope to upper level with historical photos on wall.
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Exhibition room
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Commemorative train tickets.
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Train tickets on left, commuter passes on right.
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Rest area on upper floor.
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Folkcrafts of Sumida-ku.
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Portable shrine
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With Sumida River nearby, a rowing exhibit.
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Rowing oars.
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Rest space
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Panoromic model train diorama. Tokyo Skytree.
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Tobu train at Higashi Mukojima Station.
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Another model train diorama set in Germany.
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Model train diorama at Tobu Museum. This is Rothenburg.
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Rothenburg
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Rothenburg
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Brandenburg Gate in Berlin.
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German castle
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Baden Station
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Hikifune Station on the Tobu Line.
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Tobu Kameido Station.
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Tobu Kameido Station.
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Tobu Kameido Station.
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