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Railway Museum

  • Off Haile Sellasie Ave. Map It
  • Nairobi
  • Arts/Performance Venue

Updated 10/19/2012

Fodor's Review

Established to preserve relics and records of East African railways and harbors, this museum is enormous fun for rail enthusiasts and children of all ages. You can see the rhino catcher that Teddy Roosevelt rode during his 1908 safari and climb into the carriage where Charles Ryall, a British railroad builder, was dragged out a window by a hungry lion. There are great photos and posters, plus silver service from the more elegant days of the overnight train to Mombasa.

Rides on steam trains take place on the second Saturday of each month.

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Sight Information

Address:

Off Haile Sellasie Ave., Nairobi, 00100, Kenya

Map It

Phone:

020-222–1211

Sight Details:

  • Ksh 400
  • Daily 8–5

Updated 10/19/2012

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