Railway Museum

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  • Address: Uhuru rd, Nairobi, Kenya
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  • Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: 254-2337169
  • Ticket Price: 400 KES
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Museums, Family And Kids

The Nairobi Railway Museum is a renowned historical center in Nairobi, Kenya, contiguous to the Nairobi rail station. Holding shows from the old East African Railways, it was opened in 1971 by East African Railways and Harbours Corporation. It is attended by the Kenya Railways as of today. The gallery largely features the support of its rail association. This takes into account the effective development of display center exhibitions for the maintenance and so on. It likewise permits the gathering to effortlessly see around the entire location. The three operational steam trains are safely preserved under protective covering within the fundamental rails section of the museum. Guests are to make a prior arrangement to view them. These three steam trains are utilized once in a while on traveler trips from the metro Nairobi zone to Naivasha and Konza. The gallery's accumulation of trains has been expanding with the expansive inclusion of some early diesel trains along with vintage samples and articles provided by the traveler mentors. As of late (January 2011) a working rail track which has been made to scale has likewise been set up and regularly maintained. The museum also features demonstrations, presentations and voiceovers to illustrate the evolution and mechanism of working of the various railway engines and sophisticated locomotives. The shows are often accompanied by live demonstrations.

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  • Railway Museum Address: Uhuru rd, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Railway Museum Contact Number: 254-2337169
  • Railway Museum Timing: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Railway Museum Price: 400 KES
  • Best time to visit Railway Museum(preferred time): 08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Railway Museum: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 19.71% of people who visit Nairobi include Railway Museum in their plan

  • 60.87% of people start their Railway Museum visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Railway Museum

Monday, Tuesday and Friday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Railway Museum

People normally club together National Archives and Nairobi Arboretum while planning their visit to Railway Museum.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • It was a very interesting historical event. I enjoyed every moment walking back in history enjoying what I had just been taught or read in history books. Was able to compare the intial steam engines and to compare with the diesel and ultimately with the electric contemporary trains

  • I like the old engines. If you are a student who has interest in machines better visit.

  • Nice that it's been improved and cleaned up. Can we have clear photography charges written down? Nice location but needs direction on charging for photography.

  • Must visit. A look into the past railway history of East Africa, sure to provoke some serious nostalgia.

  • Great history on how the Railway line made Kenya. Marvelous place to visit.

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