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“Railway history in old fashioned way” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Railway Museum

Railway Museum
Uhuru rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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Ranked #20 of 42 Attractions in Nairobi
Type: Specialty museums, Museums
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Kristiansand
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“Railway history in old fashioned way”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Lot's of interesting things in the museum, but it's not upgraded. Lot's of cars and locomotives are spread out without any explanation and not very well maintained. A guide is a necessity :)

Visited November 2012
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“Input more into your archive....”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

This is still a very inteesting place to visit. The collection of the past, history and the present is available. I ended up going to the National Archives to buy te book about the railway construction from Monbasa to Uganda.... If you like history....there is more for you to se and hear...

Visited September 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Nairobi Railway Museum”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

The museum is a little off the beaten track but worth the visit. A must is the informative talk from the curator at the beginning of your visit, it is not only incredibly interesting but it helps to understand what many of the items in the museum are about. It was enlightening to know the 'Lunatic Line' was being built not to see Kenya but to try to get to Uganda!!! Outside are old trains you can look at as well. For train buffs like our friend this is a must for the rest of us it was very interesting indeed.

Visited August 2013
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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
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“Nice family outing with a touch of Education”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

Its a Nice place to visit , if you love history . informative Guides that you can hire so cheaply . Nice old days locomotives which you wont find in service today, to take your pic with. We went in with one of our visiting friends and liked being there.

Visited April 2013
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“Excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Well worth visiting - those visionary no limits Victorians - why not build a railway rising 5000 feet thru Lion infested lands

Visited September 2013
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