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I'm not a train enthusiast at all. But upon seeing the giant displays with the trains running through...I was so blown away and I just stood there with the binoculars staring and staring at the tiny figures, the trains, the details of the tiny buildings...More
It is hard to believe that one man - Nobutaro Hara - did all of this. His collection is amazing. It is only surpassed by his skill in building. His talent is very evident.
He traveled all over the world collecting photos, movies, train tickets,...More
We were very pleased to discover this museum, exhibition and model railway display. It depicts modelling at a very high level, the history and modellers talents.
This is a must see item for visitors, even if you have little interest in railway modelling. Kids under...More
The model trains made by Nobutaro Hara are a work of art requiring real craftsmanship, and you can tell how good he is by looking at the amount of intricacy and detail in each model engine on display. Good for both casual visitors and hobbyists....More
Definitely the biggest display of model trains and railway systems we’ve ever seen. Really impressive that one man could collect everything rail including ticket stubs. Our son loved operating the model trains and having a go at being a train driver.
Not only beautiful and very interesting, this place is magnificent and the exhibition of what the true passion of a single human being may eventually achieve. Highly recommended for families with children, but actually suggest for anyone with an interest for the human heart -...More
It was interesting to see the trains travelling different places in Japan. The main station was lighted up in different hues. There's also cable car moving across the places. The different trains move at night, in the day brings back nostalgic memories of the sounds...More
Went with my two kids aged 5.5 and 7. The place has got history of how railways started and how Hara Nubarto played such an important role.
It has beautiful miniature train and tells a nice story.
Price is 1,000 yen for adult and 5,00...More
This is a nice museum of model railroads. There was a rather large crowd the day we went, I guess it was a school vacation day. Most of the more interesting models are close to "O" scale but there are some smaller and larger ones...More