Japan’s SCMaglev and Railway Park at Kinjo-Futo

Railway Museum
JR Tokai
SCMaglev and Railway Park

Since March 14, 2011



SCMAGLEV and Railway Park is a museum filled with dreams and memories of each generation.

The railway industry and its development have vitalized the Japanese economy and its culture, and opened new doors to the future. The railway of tomorrow fills people with hope and shows them the path to their intended future.


What can you see at SCMAGLEV and Railway Park?


The Dynamism of Railway

The exhibits at the SCMAGLEV and Railway Park convey the dynamism of the railway that can only be experienced by coming in close proximity to actual rolling stock.


A Profile of Railway

The profile showcased here will introduce you to the technology, design, historical aspects of the railway.


This museum introduces the advance in high speed railway through rolling stock displays, which includes the Superconducting Magnetically Levitated Vehicle (maglev), as well as historic railway rolling stock.



This park offers a place to learn how the railway has impacted our society, economy, culture and lifestyle. People of all generations can enjoy learning through the numerous models and simulators.


This museum features 35 full-size vehicles (indoor exhibition) and 4 for outdoor.

A 28-meter maglev train that ran on a test rail in Yamanashi Pref. is exhibitied. It is the highlight of this new site.
It recorded a world speed record (581 km/h) for a passenger-loaded run, and it still stands today.
There are also steam locomotives, Shinkansen, train cab simulators, railway model dioramas.
You can manipulate the same scale Shinkansen operating simulator
aside from trains of conventional railway line.


This train museum focuses on high-speed railway technology. It exhibits real train carriages ranging from traditional ones to superconducting maglev trains and features the Tokaido Shinkansen.


SCMAGLEV and Railway Park is a fascinating museum full of dreams and memories for each generation.”

Visitor’s Information:


Opening Hours: 10:00 AM-5:30 PM


  • Closed on Tuesdays (when a National Holiday falls on a Tuesday, the museum will be closed on the following day)
  • During the New Year’s holiday from December 28 to January 1st
  • The museum is open on Tuesdays during spring vacation, Golden Week, summer vacation, and winter vacation.
  • Calendar showing closed dates is available on the official website.

Admission Fee:


Adult – ¥ 1,000  (¥ 800)

Student – ¥ 500 (¥ 400)

Child (age 3 and above) – ¥ 200 (¥ 100)

  • Prices in the parentheses are rates for groups over 20 people
  • Physically challenged visitors (one accompanying guest may enter for the same fee)
  • Special field trip prices are offered for groups of elementary, junior high, and high scholl students who visit the Museum as part of their curriculum (outdoor education or school excursions)


Train Simulator Fee:

Shinkansen Train Driving Simulator – ¥ 500 per 1 time

Conventional Train Driving Simulator – ¥ 100 per 1 time

Conventional Train Crew Simulator – ¥ 500 per 1 time


Audio Guide Rental Fee = ¥ 500 per tour

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Address: 3-2-2 Kinjofuto, Minato-ku, Nagoya, Aichi, 455-0848, Japan

Inquiries: JR Tokai Service-shitsu (050-3772-3910)


Photos: Clariza Ege

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