Nagoya City Tram & Subway Museum

The Nagoya City Tram & Subway Museum (レトロでんしゃ館, 'Retoro densha-kan) is a museum located in the city of Nisshin, Aichi, Japan. It is owned and operated by the Transportation Bureau of the City of Nagoya.

Nagoya City Tram & Subway Museum
レトロでんしゃ館
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Nagoya City Tram & Subway Museum
Nagoya City Tram & Subway Museum is located in Aichi Prefecture
Nagoya City Tram & Subway Museum
Location within Aichi Prefecture
Nagoya City Tram & Subway Museum is located in Japan
Nagoya City Tram & Subway Museum
Nagoya City Tram & Subway Museum (Japan)
Established2 June 2000 (2000-06-02)
LocationNisshin, Aichi, Japan
Coordinates35°07′22.37″N 137°01′18.65″E / 35.1228806°N 137.0218472°E / 35.1228806; 137.0218472Coordinates: 35°07′22.37″N 137°01′18.65″E / 35.1228806°N 137.0218472°E / 35.1228806; 137.0218472
TypeTransportation Museum
OwnerTransportation Bureau City of Nagoya

The museum houses a collection of Nagoya's old subway trains and trams. The museum visitors can experience driving Nagoya's present-day subway trains and older models of streetcars using PlayStation-style computer simulator. Model train displays and staff uniforms and caps complement the exhibit. Outside the museum is a giant tunneling shield excavator, which was used to dig Nagoya's subway tunnels.

Access by public transport is Akaike Station on the Tsurumai Line.

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