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Station Rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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 31 July 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 28 July 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 27 July 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 19 July 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 27 June 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

Thank Connoisseur-of-Life
Reviewed 16 June 2018

Railway museum? Yawn, yawn, yawn...or so I thought. I couldn't have been more wrong. This small little museum packs a punch - with over ten different trains - some almost 100 years old - that you can climb aboard and experience. The trains don't run,...More

2  Thank SamAdamstown
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Visit this place to understand better importance of railway for this country. To hear the story about one lion and one man and to climb aboard and take pictures of the locomotives. The museum is not maintained well, but is definitely still worth a visit....More

1  Thank mmarijat
Reviewed 29 May 2018

If you want to be informed more on the early railway builders and settlers this is the right place.The utensils they used during that era and all.The challenges they faced..yeah visit here.

Thank Jedidah N
Reviewed 28 May 2018

An interesting and engaging museum especially for history lovers. Display and depicts the early railway construction and locomotives. Early diesel locomotives and coaches in display. Main gallery has a lot of information in terms of maps, pictures, diagrams, drawings and write ups on the construction...More

1  Thank alexmatimu
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