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The museum opened in 2005. Its hours are 1000 to 1600, Monday to Saturday. Locomotives and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Terry M
Hamilton, Canada
amazing work

just amazing work how they renovated and kept all historical trains and wagons as they were. love it

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Freetown, Sierra Leone
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Cline Town, Freetown, Sierra Leone
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum opened in 2005. Its hours are 1000 to 1600, Monday to Saturday. Locomotives and carriages are on display and old photographs of days gone by. Entry is now 40,000 leones, about four euros. One carriage was commissioned for the 1961 visit of Queen...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Terry M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

just amazing work how they renovated and kept all historical trains and wagons as they were. love it

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Osrour
Reviewed January 7, 2019

I'm not interested in trains but this museum - and the railways in general - provide an interesting angle to understand the history of colonialism in Sierra Leone. Highly recommended. Note that the entrance fee is 5 USD though they accepted the Leone equivalent when...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank eda s
Reviewed May 14, 2018

Fabulous surprise. All sort of restored cars that visitors can climb into. Great old photos. Very fun

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Page W
Reviewed March 8, 2018

I always wanted to visit here as I had heard good things about it. Its quite a way from Freetown centre near to the docks area. The guide was excellent, informing us of the country's railway history, showing us maps of where the railways ran...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank John G
Reviewed February 25, 2018

We (two adults and a child of 10 years) called the National Railway Museum (077 423575) and asked for a guided tour during Sunday. We talked with Abu, who was willing to show us around. It was very interesting. My son loves trains and enjoyed...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Kristin_M_L
Reviewed July 18, 2017

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

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Katy D
Reviewed May 4, 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.

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank anthony19482014
Reviewed November 5, 2016

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

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank mimib2009
Reviewed October 22, 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

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Joel D
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