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A little known but hugely enjoyable and informative gem.
You'll have to pay a fee when you enter, and note it is more expensive if your aren't a resident.
The main building displays the history of the railway, showcasing memorabilia of a bygone age. The...More
This is an old shack with several pictures and worn out or outdated items used for rails or trains. It includes couple of big halls but you can see and climb several old locomotives. It is interesting but is not worth $10 per adult.
For not such an expensive entrance (600 shillings for adult non-resident) you get to learn and see a really interesting (and important) part of Kenyan history. It is very nice to go on the trains, wagons, rooms, and so on. I wouldn't say it's a...More
If you want to clamber unimpeded over some well preserved steam locomotives this is the place for you. There is also some interesting history of the railways in Kenya in the indoor part of the exhibit. We visited on a Sunday afternoon and had the...More
The main collection here is housed in an old railway building and consists of relics from the East African Railway. There are train and ship models, photographs, tableware and oddities from the history of the railway, such as the engine seat that allowed visiting dignitaries...More
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.
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