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Nairobi railway museum

Station Rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
+254 724 380975
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Station Rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is good the past of Kenya railways is reserved in such a good way. It is well worth a visit. Not far from the old railway station.

Thank chrislewiscll
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Interesting visit outlining the history of the railway and the famous stories behind it. Plenty to see and some locomotives still there to hop in to

Thank MGRother
Reviewed 22 October 2017

My husband enjoyed looking at all the old RR cars. They had a small interesting museum that provided information about the early trains of Kenya

Thank hanna529
Reviewed 22 October 2017

A very good collection of engines well looked after. Interesting mini-museum as well. You can clamber into the driving cabins as well.

Thank Rob P
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Being dropped off by our uber to a bit of a strange part of town, we made our way past the very interesting graffiti on the long brick fence, some political, being around election time, to the old East African Train Station of days gone...More

Thank Ronnie H
Reviewed 29 September 2017

This is one place that you would thoroughly enjoy be it as a person or a group. Excellent for photoshoots too. For children there is also a working mini train to add to the experience. It is good for a brief visit.

Thank Samuel P
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Even if you are not a history geek this is a hidden gem. You can't go wrong here. The history it holds is just spectacular, all the way back to the early 1900's. The stories of the Man-eating lions in Tsavo? You can actually see...More

Thank Paaras R
Reviewed 20 September 2017

After doing the normal touristy things we ended up at the Railway Museum. What a treat!! Great old trains which you can walk through. Also, interesting history of the building of the railroad in Kenya. Also, an artist's cooperative on site We were the only...More

Thank gcomorau
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The best part of this museum is that the kids are allowed to go anywhere, which is so much fun for adventurous 5+ yr kids. The worst part of this museum is that kids are allowed to go anywhere, so you need to be on...More

Thank RobinFarnworth
Reviewed 5 September 2017

good place to take photo but nothing much to see... not many visitor, but the museum officer was passionate to give us very informative info about the history of railway system in east Africa.

Thank OliverKee
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