Note: The museum has been closed for two years and the re-opening
time is unknown currently.
Situated in the proximity of the southeast corner of the Tian'anmen
Square and based on relics of the former Zheng yang men East
railway station, the museum is the first of its kind in Beijing.
Built in 1906, the railway station was the then-biggest railway
station and transportation hub. The museum teems with various
railway artifacts and pictures such as the first steam engine and
railway tracks made by China on its own, new D-train models, the
miniature of the newly-built Beijing South Railway Station, the
Hongqiao Railway Station, the new Cheng Du railway station, the new
Xi an Railway Station, the new Wuhan Railway Station, the new
Guangzhou Railway station. Another novelty feature of the museum is
the collection of the train tickets from different phases of the
railway evolution . Some Taiwan train tickest are also on display.
Here you can see the train tickest used during the Late Qing
Dynasty, the tickets during the Kuomintang Reign Period, tickets
that came in diversified shapes and designs since the foudation of
the Republic of China. Also on display is a old style
brick-and-mortar tickets printer that can produce the old style
hard-board ticket. Resembling a piece of dried toufu and made of
hard paper , this kind of ticket with date, value, serial number
and station names on had been in use for more than 70 years. This
printer still got it and you can print an old style ticket using it
if you have raring hands.
Features :Extensive and exhaustive pictures and antiques to delineate the
evolution and accomplishments of China railway over the last 130
Old style train
Old style tracks
ADD : Southeast of the Qian men tower that is in the front of Tian
an men square.
Open hours : 9:00—16:30