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A lesson in Africa's railway history

Whether you are a train-lover or not, you will find Bulawayo Railway museum fascinating. To begin... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
AnjalyDubai
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Do Not Miss this place

Thanks to Tripadvisor I visited this place. It turned out to be one of most beautiful place I... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
Smit R
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Mumbai, India
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

Whether you are a train-lover or not, you will find Bulawayo Railway museum fascinating. To begin with, it is one of the most visited attractions of Bulawayo. The highlights being Cecil Rhodes coach in mint condition Jack Tar, the first train to cross Victoria Falls...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

Thanks to Tripadvisor I visited this place. It turned out to be one of most beautiful place I visited in Bulawayo. Mr. Gordon has put his heart & soul in managing this place. He personally took us to each & every engine on display and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Smit R
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Visited the museum yesterday on a work related reason, very impressed at how well it has been maintained.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

The museum is close to the Bulawayo railway station about 20 min walk from town. I was welcomed by a very passionate and versed Gordon Murray that explained everything to me and lend me a book with all the information (no need to buy). The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

This place is so wonderful you can tell the long roots of this place matter of fact I loved it so next time when I come will visit to it again

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lebuhang
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Even if you're not a trainspotter, you will still be wowed by Gordon's passion as curator. He worked on the railways for nigh on 40 years, knows the score inside out. His hands on guided tour, strolling round the yard of powerful old engines with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

It was a refreshing and amazing visit for my children as they had such a memorable tour of the museum getting in and out of the engine asking all sorts of questions about NRZ.One of them wanted to have a feel of driving the engine...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

After a long week at work, visiting the museum was fun, great hospitality and a nice history lesson,

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cocoroxy2018
Reviewed 27 August 2018

the museum boasts antic coaches and locomotives that are nowhere else in the world to be seen. staff is friendly and helpful wonderful place to spend the entire afternoon exploring and appreciating.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Philippe F
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Awesome museum. Super fascinating. Really friendly host who shared an excellent guidebook on the trains. Easy and extensive exploration. Lots of trains, newspapers, and photographs from a long time ago. Surprising gem in Bulawayo. I would put this above Nesbitt and second to Matopos for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Contact Gordon Murray, he's the curator and extremely helpful
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