About Railway Museum

Owned by the Kenya Railways, Nairobi Railway Museum is the only Railway Museum in East and Central Africa. The museum sheds light on Kenya's development in the last few decades and features three operational steam locomotives. For the purpose of promoting the Kenyan Railways and increasing tourist footfall, the museum recently unveiled an actual working miniature railway in the museum.

Must See

The gems and relics of the East African Railways from the twentieth century, Restored old locomotives and functioning steam engines.

How to reach

Agip and Machakos Bus Station on Haile Sellasie Avenue.


  • Enrich your minds with information about the past of East Africa's railways.
  • Take in the sights of beautiful old locomotives and steam engines.
  • Carry extra money for tips to your guide, refreshments etc.
  • The parking is free if one is traveling in their own vehicle.
  • Make sure to get lots of pictures with the majestic old trains.

Visit Time

Sunday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Monday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Saturday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Entrance Fee


Non-Resident: Ksh 600
Resident: Ksh 500
Non-Resident student: Ksh 300
Resident student: Ksh 200
Non-Resident child: Ksh 100
Citizen adult: Ksh 200
Citizen student/pupil: Ksh 100
Research fee: Ksh 1,000

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Time you can spend

3 hours


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