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Takao Railway Museum

Open Now: 10:00 - 18:00
Open today: 10:00 - 18:00
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Good place to spend an afternoon

After the Duck Zhen meal we take a walk down to Banana harbor and Takao Railway museum. The place... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
yesjasontan
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Singapore, Singapore
Bubbles & Kite wonderland

It was nice day out, saw some old trains and history about Takao. The place is huge lots people... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
JasonT4107
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No.32 Gushan 1st Rd, Gushan District, Kaohsiung 804, Taiwan
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is really not much of a train museum. I’ll take whatever I can get, however. Most of the old stock looks American, however the builder plates are ground smooth. A quick inspection showed them riding on American trucks and Timken bearings. The American style...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Iratdog
Reviewed 3 October 2018

After the Duck Zhen meal we take a walk down to Banana harbor and Takao Railway museum. The place is popular with the local and many come with family to take pictures of the train. There are no admission charges so is good to spend...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank yesjasontan
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Near the Pier and the Pier 2 Art Centre is the old Kaohsiung Harbour railway station which has been converted into a railway museum. Situated on a large green park area popular for family picnics are several steam locomotives, several historic and more modern diesel,...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank global3adventure
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

It was nice day out, saw some old trains and history about Takao. The place is huge lots people coming here for picnic and let kids enjoy running with kite and play with bubbles. Nice place for family and little children to hangout. This is...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank JasonT4107
Reviewed 25 February 2018

A couple of steam locomotives outside. Inside the old station a lot of items but all in Chinese. Tram stop is at station and next to MRT.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank tobegold
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Although there is not a great deal to see at the railway museum, what is there shows a lot of the history of the island and gives a sense of how things grew during the Japanese occupation. Also, just a short walk from the museum...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank JiffTuna
Reviewed 19 December 2017

It was beautiful. ....it has a replica of the city and it shows you how the train flows around the city. It has a camera that shows you on a monitor and the train as it approaches you. Near by you can see some art...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Fernando P
Reviewed 14 December 2017

The museum is small and there are only a few old trains outside but still it is well worth a visit as there are lots of other things to see in this area. There is no entry charge and it is easily accessed by bus,...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Geoff R
Reviewed 3 December 2017

It is a small museum with a few old trains. From here, you could get on the new LRT system and get to The Pier-2 Art Center or if not, you could simply walk over as it is just next door.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank aaong86
Reviewed 17 November 2017

This free to enter museum is well worth a visit. It is located in the old Kaohsiung Harbour railway station and you can wander round the station master’s office, ticket office, etc before going outside to see the large exhibits. These include three Japanese-built steam...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Response from dannychan_sg | Reviewed this property |
It is free. Once you have finished visiting the Takao Railway Museum, you can hop over to Pier-2 which is just behind Takao Railway Museum. There you will find many art pieces e.g. paintings on buildings, sculptures etc... More
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