National Railway Museum, Freetown

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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  • Lovely way to spend an hour, staff very friendly, informative displays and great to get into the carriages and see the engines. Overall, it’s a super space, very well kept and an interesting piece of ...  more »
  • Many locomotives, trains and freight cars from the British rule. There is also a passenger car that Queen Elizabeth rode. You can also row two-seater moving equipment on the track. The pictures of Queen Elizabeth's youth are a must-see!
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