Museum hours and Closed
|Museum hours||10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (No admission after 4:30 p.m.)|
|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.
|Fees for coin lockers||Fee varies by locker size. (2 locations: entrance and Main Building 1F)
|Audio guide||Provides explanations of museum displays in English,
Chinese (simplified / traditional), Korean, and Japanese.
Please use an internet-connected device to scan the QR codes in any exhibition room to see explanations in English, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, or Korean at no extra charge.
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 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 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.
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 have been installed for the convenience of visitors such as wheelchair users.
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.