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Explore the Nairobi Railway Museum

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The Nairobi Railway Museum is a railway museum adjacent to Nairobi railway station. This museum contains exhibits from the defunct East African Railways, it was opened in 1971 by East African Railways and Harbours Corporation. It is today operated by Kenya Railways. The museum consists of the Main Gallery, the Resource Centre, the auditorium and an outdoor collection. The outdoor collection includes the locomotives, wagons and coaches. In the Main Gallery you will find the relics of the East African Railway. You will find different models of trains and ships, photographs, tableware and oddities such as such as the engine seat that allowed visiting dignitaries like Theodore Roosevelt to take potshots at unsuspecting wildlife from the front of the train and many things used in the history of the railway.

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The visitors can walk around the carriages freely. In the grounds there are a number of locomotives which are fading and are in various states of disrepair, dating from the steam days to the independence.

Opening hours: Daily from 08:00 to 17:00 hours

Ticket charges:
Non – Resident: 400 KSH
Non – Resident student: 200 KSH
Non - Resident Child: 100 KSH
Resident: 400/ KSH
Citizen: 100 KSH
Citizen student / pupil: 50 KSH

Address: Uhuru rd, Nairobi 00200, Kenya

Contact: 254-20-2221211 / 210966"

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