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All reviews rolling stock love history art school haile selassie mini train train travel amazing history lots of history worth a visit kenyan history on display great for kids great pictures couple of hours walk around locomotive carriage
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It is best place for tourist, it is in the heart of Nairobi city just at the Railway Station. it is cool place and colourful, we have restaurant, you can relax and have something

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Maurine A
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a fun visit to see the trains. It doesn't take very long to walk through and look but its a great place to read and learn, and to also take great pictures. There is also an area where some local artists work and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank travel2liveagoodlife
Reviewed 30 January 2019

This is a great place. It is good to be able to get on the trains. Standing in a steam engine is an amazing experience. Well worth a visit. Children young and old will love it.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MARYM M
Reviewed 21 January 2019

Nairobi Museum is at the heart of Nairobi city. Positioned behind the old Nairobi Railway Station it is a hidden gem. When i visited in October 2018 the jacaranda trees were shedding their leaves giving the place a scenic view. The museum focuses mainly on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Oyesa26
Reviewed 17 January 2019

Fascinating museum and the opportunity to walk around and climb into the cab of many illustrious engines. For many, fantasy becomes reality!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alsacienne
Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

A little known but hugely enjoyable and informative gem. You'll have to pay a fee when you enter, and note it is more expensive if your aren't a resident. The main building displays the history of the railway, showcasing memorabilia of a bygone age. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 19HH
Reviewed 7 January 2019

This is an old shack with several pictures and worn out or outdated items used for rails or trains. It includes couple of big halls but you can see and climb several old locomotives. It is interesting but is not worth $10 per adult.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 614abdelghanie
Reviewed 21 December 2018

For not such an expensive entrance (600 shillings for adult non-resident) you get to learn and see a really interesting (and important) part of Kenyan history. It is very nice to go on the trains, wagons, rooms, and so on. I wouldn't say it's a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank RebecaHeringer
Reviewed 18 December 2018

If you want to clamber unimpeded over some well preserved steam locomotives this is the place for you. There is also some interesting history of the railways in Kenya in the indoor part of the exhibit. We visited on a Sunday afternoon and had the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alan C
Reviewed 4 December 2018

Very educative and informative, The museum is a very good place to visit for people who love history.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank murad9
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