Railway Museum

Currently Closed
  • Address: Uhuru rd, Nairobi, Kenya
  • 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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  • 19.82% 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
  • Really nice place to spend an afternoon. Not much of a groupie type of place though. The antic trains are well maintained. You actual feel like you're an oldie. Also, there's wide variety of information about the trains construction and management by the whites. Best place to learn about the Lunatic Express.

  • Just like the name denotes, the Nairobi Railway Museum houses all the history of the railway in the country. Arguably the only railway museum in east and central africa, you will be provided with a scenic tour of all the antique to the current status of the railway transport in the country (region).

  • One place that holds so much history of the Kenya that was before and after independent Kenya. They got steam engines in the outside gallery still intact to amazing art galleries with great artists showcasing or working on their talents

  • Amazing art and welcoming people. Had an amazing photo session. With permission though

  • The place all the history you need on east Africa railway. They are very detailed.

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