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A fascinating look at Yunnan's Railway history

The Yunnan Railway Museum is a great place to visit. Theres a small charge for entry but its a... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2018
Kunming, China
Storyline of Yunnan's Railway from past up to present

A good place to relax and enjoy history. It gives a comprehensive background about the origins of... read more

Reviewed February 24, 2018
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

The Yunnan Railway Museum is a great place to visit. Theres a small charge for entry but its a really worthwhile attraction which traces the railway history of Yunnan, and has full sized trains on display as well. I recommend this attraction and its ideal...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 26, 2018

the railway station is a big railway. if u are planning to take, make sure to come early. there are two check point to check all ur luggage. the queue also a bit long especially during peak hours ( night and morning). there is only...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ana_kecik
Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

A good place to relax and enjoy history. It gives a comprehensive background about the origins of Yunnan's railway and its development to the current High-speed railway of Yunnan. They also have displays of model trains in actual size. We spent about 1-2 hours here.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank AliciaE627
Reviewed July 13, 2017

What a marvelous museum. Here visitors will see a tremendous amount of railway artifacts, photographs and of course a number of actual locomotives. The professionally built displays are very impressive and there is plenty of signage in English. History buffs should really enjoy the exhibits...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank J4939HJmichaelp
Reviewed April 22, 2017

This museum caught my eye whilst browsing things to do in Kunming, and I'm so pleased that I decided to check it out. The initial galleries summarise the construction of the Kunming-Haiphong railway in the early 1900's, quite a magnificent feat considering the terrain, with...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank steveamcb
Reviewed October 7, 2016

Was closed. They allowed us into the vestibule to have a look but inside was reserved for officials. Check before you go!!!!!

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank John S
Reviewed May 24, 2016

Not just for rail enthusiasts! An excellent modern display, in English and Chinese, about the social and economic impact of the French-built railway between Yunnan and Vietnam. Plus a hall of historic locos and carriages. About 100 metres north-east of line 2 metro station called...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank LauraJane597
Reviewed October 7, 2015

Unique museum about train history in Yunnan. Last mini train track are in Yunnan and it's still running :). Enjoy this 1-2 hours trip with your family.

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Luyao Z
Reviewed September 1, 2015

It is a fascinating view of the history and development of railways in China and especially Yunnan. I found it by accident and spent an absorbing day there. The highlight is the wonderful collection of old engines and carriages.

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank 207Andy
Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

This museum is really well presented. We were very impressed. The displays are clear and brightly arranged. Very high quality. It's a clean and good standard building. The is mainly writing and pictures but there are also some trains, rooms designed like tunnels, videos, old...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Hayleyjaney1234
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