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National Railway Museum

Cline Town, Freetown, Sierra Leone
+232 77 423575
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A real Treat!!!

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

Reviewed 14 May 2018
Page W
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Charleston, South Carolina
Very Interesting

I always wanted to visit here as I had heard good things about it. Its quite a way from Freetown... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2018
John G
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London, United Kingdom
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“tucked away” (2 reviews)
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Cline Town, Freetown, Sierra Leone
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

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

Thank Page W
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Reviewed 8 March 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

Thank John G
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Reviewed 26 February 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

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Reviewed 18 July 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

Thank KatyDickinson2014
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Reviewed 5 May 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.

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Reviewed 5 November 2016

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

Thank mimib2009
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Reviewed 22 October 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

Thank Joel D
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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

A really interesting insight into the history of Sierra Leones railway... Mohamed the tour guide is excellent! Is inspiring to see how museum is being used as a force for good in the country. Highly recommend a visit to train buffs and general tourists alike.

Thank John C
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

A small selection of engines and carriages rescued from certain destruction. Exhibition is housed in original engine shed which lends atmosphere.

Thank pjhap
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Reviewed 8 November 2015

We visited the museum after walking the old railway line from Wilberforce with a tour guide. It was fascinating to hear the history along the way and end the journey in the museum. The engines have been lovingly restored and the museum guide clearly has...More

Thank Helena P
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