Old Shimbashi Station| Railway History Exhibition Hall

Opening with the Reproduction of the Old Shimbashi Station

This is a free exhibition Hall that anyone can feel free to use. This Hall introduces the history of Shiodome – the birthplace of railways in Japan. Together with this, it is possible to see the development and impact of the railways that led the modernization of Japan in the Meiji Era (1868 to 1912) through various things.

40th Current Exhibition

Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum Exhibition



Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum Exhibition

April 5 (Tue) to July 3 (Sun), 2016

The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum in the State of Maryland in the United States is located in the area where the railroad operation first started in the United States. This is an extremely venerable museum with a collection of 200 railroad cars and many materials on railways.

We will now be holding the Baltimore & Ohio Museum Exhibition in the Old Shimbashi Station Railway History Exhibition Hall, is located in the place where the railway operation first restarted in Japan. Together with an introduction to this museum, this exhibition will also showcase both the city of Baltimore – a land connected with the American Revolutionary War – and large railroad-related museums in North America.

Opening Hours

10:00 - 17:00 (Last admission 15 minutes before closing)

Closed Days

Mondays (However, if this is a public holiday, we are open on this day and the following Tuesday we will be closed)


1-5-3 Higashi-Shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 105-0021
Tel. 03-3572-1872

Media Support
East Japan Railway Culture Foundation
TEL: 03-5334-0623 /
FAX: 03-5334-0624
2-2-2 Yoyogi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo,