Learn about the development of trains in Sierra Leone at National Railway Museum, situated in a former engine building. You can see a large number of exhibits, such as old tickets and photos, ride schedules, and even models of old locomotives--including one coach specially made for the 1961 visit of Queen Elizabeth II. The tour guides will tell you more about every type of train, how it worked, and where it went. See National Railway Museum and all Freetown has to offer by arranging your trip with our Freetown vacation maker app .
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My third visit since it opened and the first since 2008. Lots to see, the place is as well maintained as possible. The staff are knowledgeable, friendly and helpful.More revenue could perhaps be raise... more »
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. O... more »
Calm and interesting place in the middle of the chaos that is that part of Freetown.
This museum is an emerging gem. The staff were very friendly and knowledgeable. It is great what they are doing with very limited resources. Well worth the effort of searching this museum out! If you make it there, you are two block away from the old Fourah Bay College building which is worth a quick look too!
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