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Yamanashi Prefectural Maglev Exhibition Center

2381 Ogatayama, Tsuru 402-0006, Yamanashi Prefecture
+81 554-45-8121
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fun exhibt

This museum is in a remote area outside Tokyo but worth a visit especially if you are facinated by... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
Sydney, Australia
via mobile

Saw the Shinkansen maglev running past several times. Great exhibition centre too with interesting... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
Glen P
via mobile
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1 Jun 2017
“fun exhibt”
15 Apr 2017
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
2381 Ogatayama, Tsuru 402-0006, Yamanashi Prefecture
+81 554-45-8121

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Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

This museum is in a remote area outside Tokyo but worth a visit especially if you are facinated by technology. The Maglev runs on a test track on certain days and you can see it passing by on the side of the building. It also...More

Thank see1sea
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Saw the Shinkansen maglev running past several times. Great exhibition centre too with interesting displays.

Thank Glen P
Reviewed 21 November 2016

What a great idea - rather than just imposing a new rail system on the country, make the testing and implementation the subject of an informative and enjoyable exhibition. We could do with this for HS2 in England. The exhibition centre is reasonably self explanatory...More

Thank KMH06
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

What I liked: Many interesting and enjoyable exhibits. Good for children and adults. Clean, tidy and spacious. Free and plentiful parking. A nice part of the countryside. Great souvenir shop. What is tricky: A little out of the way. And always remember: Exceptional customer service....More

Thank TheLongTac
Reviewed 2 May 2016

We ventured here on route from Kofu, Yamanashi to Yokohama during Golden Week. We had low expectations but we were really impressed. Coming from London originally with many huge world class museum and galleries within a stone throw of each other I;m normally pretty underwhelmed...More

Thank Tearose333
Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

excellent maglev exhibition center for introducing and explaining how high tech the maglev in detail by staff but unfortunately we missed the outdoor test

Thank jepunhkn
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Excellent visitor centre attached to Maglev testing track. We watched the Maglev make several passes in front of us - totally amazing to watch! It shook the building! The visitor centre has models and explanations of how it works, but all in Japanese. Well worth...More

Thank Margaret T
Reviewed 29 September 2014 via mobile

In the linear visitor center, we can look around the state of the driving test, and a model of the linear central Shinkansen and various showpieces are introduced again. When we went, I did a test run, but do not seem to sometimes do it....More

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