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Museum of Railway
Museum of Railway (Japanese: 鉄道博物館 Tetsudō Hakubutsukan) is the name for a museum projected to be opened in 2007 or early 2008 in Onari-cho, Omiya-ku, Saitama, Saitama, Japan. It is specialised to research and education of history, science and technology about railway. The East Japan Railway Culture Foundation, a not-for-profit affiliate of the East Japan Railway Company will build and operate it. It has a 19,800-square metre (m²) building built on the 42,500 m² campus, with 9,500 m² display area.
The museum will feature about 30 railway cars, train cockpit simulators, railway model georamas , mini trains, storages for artifacts and books, video booths, a multi-purpose hall, a gallery balcony, a cafeteria, a museum shop and a research room.
- 1 minute walk from New Shuttle Onari Station
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