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Old Shimbashi Station

1-5-3 Higashishimbashi, Minato 105-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3572-1872
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  • Excellent4%
  • Very good51%
  • Average36%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
23 Feb 2017
“Wonderful museum”
4 Feb 2017
“Small but interesting for lovers of Modern Japanese history”
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1-5-3 Higashishimbashi, Minato 105-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
Shinbashi Shiodome, Odaiba
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+81 3-3572-1872
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

Shimbashi Station is depicted in so many wood block prints, in itself merits to the area. The OSS pairs well with a stop At the Shimbashi Station Plaza to view the steam locomotive and have a view ot the many local area places to eat...More

Thank warren D
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Reviewed 4 February 2017

It's small but it's free and its very interesting for those who have an interest in the development of railroad in Japan. The movie spot offers very well done Movies about different aspects of modern history of the station and the region as a whole...More

Thank Matan K
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Reviewed 26 December 2016

The building can be difficult to find but it is worth visiting and the railroad system has certainly changed around this area with the Yamanote Line and various high speed trains rattling by. The square in from the Shimbashi Station has an old train, amusingly...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2016

Tōkaidō Line, Japan's first long railway line connecting Tokyo and Kansai area such as Osaka, Kyoto and Kobe, and started station was Shimbashi station, not Tokyo station which is the current starting station of Tokaido line. Here you will have some monuments remiding Japan's railway...More

Thank masaofc
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Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

When you look at the huge and chaotic Tokyo stations now, it's hard to imagine where it started, so this could be of interest. Hard to find but look for the buildings that appear in the photos. Unfortunately the building is not original and is...More

Thank mrdom
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Reviewed 24 June 2015

The building is at the first train station in Tokyo, and the exterior of the building which was built in 1872 and still in their care until today. Here you can find various information related to this transport, especially the history and variety of collections...More

Thank Jack F
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Reviewed 24 December 2012

This evening finally I found this museum. It is not as big as other museums in Tokyo. They only have two floors exhibition room. However this place is very important. If you admire railway system in Japan you should take a look at its history....More

5  Thank Ghanz
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restaurants with a great high-rise view of Tokyo. The
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