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Railway Museum

Uhuru rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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Uhuru rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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Reviewed March 13, 2017

We, must put a disclaimer - if you don't love trains or museums, don't go. I personally enjoyed it. It had history of how far we have come. Sadly the place is not well kept so don't expect a clean well run outfit. The kids...More

Thank Tina O
Reviewed March 7, 2017

mhhh... it was a nice experience being there i am not a fun of trains but i still enjoyed the view and some history. Good place for photo-shoots.

Thank qudrahnizar
Reviewed February 28, 2017

A simple museum, more a storage of old locomotives. I have been there half an hour and saw all there was. But if you love trains, steam engines, it it worth a visit.

Thank Rik G
Reviewed February 24, 2017

The place is nice to visit for train lovers. You can see one of the cars from the movie "Out of Africa". As a minus i'd mention that the museum is not well maintained.

Thank Familien V
Reviewed February 20, 2017

There just isn't much there to see. The part I enjoyed the most was seeing the old maps of the country. I'm glad I visited, but I wouldn't go back.

Thank Claudio S
Reviewed January 13, 2017

We visited the Railway Museum because my husband enjoys looking at old trains. Actually I have to say I found it incredibly interesting as well - the history of rail in Kenya is really impressive and the museum itself houses some interesting artefacts. Don't be...More

Thank Karen255114
Reviewed January 12, 2017

This is a wonderful, enchanting and fascinating museum about the history of East African Railways. Amazing Engines and coaches you can climb on and masses of photos of all the history.

1  Thank Jean F
Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

spent my evening at the Nairobi National railway museum. It was worth the time although I did not have a tour guide because I went on my own the uber was able to locate. Entry cost 600 KSE for foreigners and the compound is well...More

1  Thank livinginlag
Reviewed November 28, 2016

I can't believe we waited so long to go here. The museum is a bit messy with bits and bobs but that adds to it's charm. It consists of 2 parts: an inside and an outside part where the trains are. Inside you can see...More

Thank shueshue
Reviewed November 25, 2016

Hidden away behind the centre, this cool museum has tons of delapidated old trains you can play on (dangerously, and fun! Couldn't do that in the UK!), and a really cool art gallery where you can chat to the artists.

Thank MattyJames2014
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