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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you are in to trains this site is for you. Restored examples from the heyday of train travel. Several rooms of memorabilia.

Thank Leanette C
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fascinating space to learn more about the history of the "lunatic express" in Kenya. The main museum space is wonderful and informative, would be great if they could work on the back two rooms a bit to repair signs and displays.

Thank simba432
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even most expats in Nairobi are unaware of this gem, right in the centre of town. Outside, kids play on the ancient locos and even get to enter the same carriage where the lion nabbed the sleeping policeman many, many years ago. Inside, it is...More

Thank spbrooks01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located on the south city center, this museum housed exhibits and documents regarding the history of the Railway operation in Kenya

Thank kiltmaker2
Reviewed September 13, 2018

The Nairobi Railway Museum is fun if you love history. I do and this is one of those places that offers you an insight to the early days of economic development in Kenya.

Thank phyllism663
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Our team of missionaries visited the Nairobi Railways station just few metres walk from the city center. We realized that most travelers used to use the train from Nairobi to Mombasa for about 7 hours one way. The experience for the old train was only...More

1  Thank michaelmO1515HB
Reviewed July 28, 2018

The museum, while a little run down, offers a different perspective on Kenyan history, through the lens of the railways. The collection of trains in the yard is impressive, and while the displays could use some upkeep, it was worth the hour and 600 ksh...More

1  Thank Kevin C
Reviewed July 27, 2018

We chose this as part of our last full day in Kenya. Our driver, from our tour company turned out to be a railway enthusiast like me, and accompanied us on our tour. A member of the museum staff gave us a brief overview of...More

1  Thank Llanelly
Reviewed July 19, 2018

My family has recently travelled by train in Kenya and we throughly enjoyed the whole experience. The train stations and trains are very clean and the service provided by all the staff was excellent. We travelled 1st class and our seats were very comfortable with...More

Thank NicolaOlorenshaw
Reviewed June 27, 2018

I wasn’t sure what to expect when I visited this ‘hidden’ gem in the heart of the city. I had an informed taxi driver so no problems in finding it but would be a challenge otherwise. He was able to wait on the premises while...More

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