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Hong Kong Railway Museum

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Good attempt, but small

First off, the location is quite out of the way. It took me about an hour to get to Tai Po from... read more

Reviewed June 14, 2019
FredYin
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Hong Kong, China
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Nice little museum

I love museums and I love trains (we lare members of the National Railroad Museum in Green Bay... read more

Reviewed March 1, 2019
Eric K
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Neenah, Wisconsin
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Reviewed June 14, 2019 via mobile

First off, the location is quite out of the way. It took me about an hour to get to Tai Po from central Hong Kong and the museum took 30 min to browse through. You can tell the government did a lot of work to...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank FredYin
Reviewed May 8, 2019

This museum is aimed at ordinary folks and school kids - not railway engineers, It is small and can be easily covered in less than 45 minutes; so do not plan your whole day around it. I visited with low expectations and was impressed with...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 1, 2019

I love museums and I love trains (we lare members of the National Railroad Museum in Green Bay) - so combining the two is a win-win. It is a short walk from the Tai Po Market, so if you are there I'd recommend visiting. I...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 1, 2019

I like the entrance architecture, very authentic. Got some knowledge about how railway developed and growing in HK. Very far from the place I live, and quite walking far from the station, especially when I bring my kid. But we took very great photos afterall.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ritzcan
Reviewed December 9, 2018

The museum consists of a few carriages and engines but not much else. Take a quick look if you are in the area.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank palawanismyhome
Reviewed October 21, 2018

Hong Kong Rail Museum is an open-air museum which is located in Tai Po. Beautiful Chinese architectural exteriors. The main entrance is very well preserved. Learn & explore about Hong Kong’s rail history through old coaches, sample of tracks, electric train compartment & photographs. Note:...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SoniNavneetRai
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Hong Kong's railway museum is off the beaten path. At the centre of old Tai Po, it is around 10 minute walk from either Tai Po Market or Tai Wo MTR stations. It showcases the history and evolution of the city's railway system. The highilght...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Leonhkny
Reviewed August 30, 2018

This museum is kind of located at a hidden place of Tai Po old Town. Most importantly, entrance fee is free of charge. You can find the history of Hong Kong railway here and the oldest steam train located there. It's a pretty good site...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Tazfanz
Reviewed May 4, 2018

Hidden away, it's nice to be in an area of Hong Kong that hasn't been modernised. It'd been a decade since I was last here and it's just as a I remember. Great place to come for a little history and heritage.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Fiji_18
Reviewed April 10, 2018

It's open air and its free. A number of static display carriages and one restored locomotive as well as some very interesting and multilingual information boards and photos. Well signposted from the surrounding streets otherwise you would miss it.

Date of experience: April 2018
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