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Tied in with the history of the town.

Please note that the railway museum is located on the site of the old railway station and is only... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Desmond C
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Interesting vintage locomotives

If you like historical locomotives and train cars, you will enjoy this museum. While there are... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2018
Deborah T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Please note that the railway museum is located on the site of the old railway station and is only open during the months of April to September. The railway station as such, last saw a passenger train in 1979 although it is still a very...More

Thank Desmond C
Reviewed August 2, 2018

If you like historical locomotives and train cars, you will enjoy this museum. While there are signs describing each engine and car, there could be a bit more general information to guide the viewer. The adjoining Museum of the history of Jewish settlement in Zambia...More

Thank Deborah T
Reviewed July 6, 2018

For a region with such a rich railway history this was super disappointing and mostly a sawmill railway history. The exhibits are in poor condition mostly.

Thank GeraldRoos
Reviewed June 18, 2018

A large collection of Steam engines and also some of the rolling stock. None of the engines that we saw were in working condition, but was still interesting to climb around on them and see the historical up to the 50's engines. There is also...More

Thank Don M
Reviewed May 6, 2018

This is really a visit for a railway buff, as if is mainly a collection of 'depleted' locomotives. There is a Rhodesian Railways coach probably dating to the 1950s, which you can enter. The highlight is to see the 3 Bayer-Garretts locomotives. You don't need...More

Thank mikesierra
Reviewed April 6, 2018

We have two boys and I try to add education in every trip we make .......but honestly it was more of education for me and my husband and not that much for kids.It was hot and walking outdoors admiring all those classes of engine is...More

Thank pragati9
Reviewed January 31, 2018

Only interesting, because our little boy loves trains. The place is run down and it is sad to see the carriages and trains are just rotting away. The price for locals is okay. But I would never pay the foreigner entrance fee. The Jewish Museum...More

Thank Sascha35
Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

The night time train ride was awesome on an old restored train. Real sophistication. Great meal with silver service. The owner gave a detailed history of Zambia sprinkled with anecdotes . There is an old train museum-ok and a Jewish History Museum.

Thank manunited45
Reviewed November 11, 2017

15 steam locomotives parked outside in fairly poor condition with many parts removed (stolen for scrap?) Most of the brass footplate fittings were missing. It's more like a scrap yard with elephant poo rather than a museum. To be fair I am a railway enthusiast...More

Thank Alan111117
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

Take the time to visit this attraction. They have an incredible collection of old locomotives from yesteryear. Well worth the walkabout. One is able climb about and gain a real appreciation of these relics.

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March 18, 2017|
Response from jacintamsakala | Reviewed this property |
Museums are usually closed on Sunday's in Zambia so I would suggest any other day for a tour.