Museum hours and Closed

Museum hours 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (No admission after 5:00 p.m.)
Closed
  • Every Wednesday (open on holidays)
  • Year-end through New-Year season (12/30 to 1/1)

Admission fee

General admission (18 years and older) 1,200 yen
University and high school students 1,000 yen
Junior high and elementary school students 500 yen
Children (3 years and older) 200 yen

Information on other fees

Fees for “The SL Steam” Please purchase at the steam locomotive boarding area.
  • High school students and older 300 yen
  • Children aged 3 and older 100 yen
Fees for coin lockers Fee varies by locker size. (2 locations: entrance and Main Building 1F)
  • 200 yen
  • 300 yen
  • 500 yen
Audio guide Provides explanations of museum displays in English,
Chinese (simplified / traditional), Korean, and Japanese
.

Visitors with young children

Our facilities include diaper changing tables and nursing rooms so that people with young children can also enjoy their visit. We hope you will have a relaxed and pleasant time at the Kyoto Railway Museum.

Nursing rooms

Nursing rooms have been set up at various parts of the museum. These have flasks of hot water to make formula milk, and also diaper changing tables.

Hot water for formula milk

Hot water flasks and sinks are available for use.

Toilets with cots

These are toilets suitable for visitors who have an infant with them.

Borrow a push chair

Push chairs are lent out free of charge in the entrance hall.

  • Limited number available.

Push chair park

Please leave your push chair here while you look around the museum. Please be sure to take all your valuables with you. There are no locks.

Coin-operated lockers

Coin-operated lockers are available so that visitors can enjoy their time at the museum unencumbered by baggage.

  • There is a charge for the use of the lockers.

Accessibility

Care has been taken to ensure that the museum is safe and accessible for everyone, from small children to the elderly. We hope you will have a relaxed and pleasant time at the Kyoto Railway Museum.

Borrow a wheelchair

Wheelchairs are lent out free of charge in the entrance hall.

  • Limited number available.

Ramps

Ramps have been installed for the convenience of visitors such as wheelchair users.

Multi-purpose lavatories

Multi-purpose lavatories have been installed for the convenience of visitors using wheelchairs.

Guide to Food and Beverage Areas

The range of dishes on the museum restaurant menu will please everyone from small children to the elderly.
Its windows offer a view of Kyoto and passing trains, and it can also be used a space to sit and take a break.

You can also enjoy a boxed lunch or light meal in the dining car on the first floor.

The museum shop

The museum shop has merchandise that is not available anywhere else, including goods that will delight true railway enthusiasts and products designed for small children.
You do not have to pay the museum entrance fee to enter the museum shop.