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Museum Name Modern Transportation Museum
Location Osaka, Japan
Museum Type Transport Museum
Operation Static Displays
# of Collection  
Website CLOSED

Transit & Railroad Museums > Asia
Modern Transportation Museum

This was a great museum located in Osaka. It wass directly below the Osaka Loop Line at Bentencho (Also a stop on the Chuo Subway Line). It closed several years ago, with most of the collection moving to the Kyoto Railway Museum. I found it interesting that they had some American prototypes on display including a SF Cable Car and an old Steam Locomotive.

osakatransportmus.jpg (96999 bytes)Two Japanese Stem locomotives on display outside. osakatransportmus02.jpg (90361 bytes)This American steam locomotive by Baldwin sits outside, but enclosed in glass.
osakatransportmus03.jpg (77931 bytes)A San Francisco cable car was on display inside the museum

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