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National Railway Museum

Cline Town, Freetown, Sierra Leone
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Good museum on Sierra Leone and railway history

We enjoyed our tour of the small but interesting National Railway Museum in Freetown, Sierra Leone... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
San Jose, California
A hidden gem you must visit!

Tucked away in Cline Town is this wonderful railway museum with carefully restored items from... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2017
Dunedin, New Zealand
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  • Average7%
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“tucked away” (2 reviews)
“tour guide” (2 reviews)
“sierra leone” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
Cline Town, Freetown, Sierra Leone
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our tour of the small but interesting National Railway Museum in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Most of the rail cars, engines, and artifacts on display are from the colonial period. We went with a family group. This is a good place to visit with...More

Thank KatyDickinson2014
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Tucked away in Cline Town is this wonderful railway museum with carefully restored items from Sierra Leone's narrow guage railway that closed in 1975. I thoroughly enjoyed my visit.

Thank anthony19482014
Reviewed 5 November 2016

This place was really interesting, great tour guide and I learned a lot more about the history of Sierra Leone.

Thank mimib2009
Reviewed 22 October 2016

I visited the Sierra Leone National Railway Museum and behalf of a train-fancier friend back home in Australia. I thought I would be in and out in ten minutes after taking a few photos for my friend. I ended up staying several hours and was...More

Thank Joel D
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

A really interesting insight into the history of Sierra Leones railway... Mohamed the tour guide is excellent! Is inspiring to see how museum is being used as a force for good in the country. Highly recommend a visit to train buffs and general tourists alike.

Thank John C
Reviewed 15 March 2016

A small selection of engines and carriages rescued from certain destruction. Exhibition is housed in original engine shed which lends atmosphere.

Thank pjhap
Reviewed 8 November 2015

We visited the museum after walking the old railway line from Wilberforce with a tour guide. It was fascinating to hear the history along the way and end the journey in the museum. The engines have been lovingly restored and the museum guide clearly has...More

Thank Helena P
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

Difficult to find, difficult to find it open, but worth a visit!!! It should be open Mon to Friday from 10.00 to 16.30

Thank Daniela I
Reviewed 6 September 2014

Have visited a number of times now, but the new childrens' features and wall displays bring the museum into another class. Go back when you can and see what's been done., the welcome is as warm as ever.

2  Thank TimothyHackworth
Reviewed 21 July 2014

I visited this quite some time back. The museum has some well preserved engines and carriages. There are also displays of old photos, tickets and so on. This is a great place to see part of Sierra Leone's history that is sadly largely forgotten.

1  Thank davestly
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