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Yunnan Railway Museum, Kunming

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  • 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 i...  more »
  • Was closed. They allowed us into the vestibule to have a look but inside was reserved for officials. Check before you go!!!!!  more »
  • 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...  more »
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  • Not only a witness to railway history, but also a testimony of Sino-Japanese War, the museum systematically guides you through the construction, finance, and evolution…etc of the railway system in the region. The ground floor is a huge exhibition hall of antique locomotives and train compartments of different models, some of which once in service over a hundred years ago. The French-made Michelin rubber-tyre passenger diesel locomotive was particularly impressive. (Jun 2014)
  • Tells the story of early 20th century history of the Dian-Yue railway, and to the Yunnan railway during development. The physical display of multiple locomotives in different periods.
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  • This museum is built in a railway station next of Museum in show has many Yunnan railway construction of history information should is compared complete of in here especially can understand to Yunnan more railway of some history status different period can species type of tracks yiqian repair railway of apparatus picture information and so on most main of is here also some different period of train can see really of is long insight recommended train fans will see!
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Attracting tourists year-round, Kunming provides a wide range of accommodations for a variety of visitors. Luxurious hotels lie on both banks of the Panlong River, while mid-range hotels cluster in the center. Popular among backpackers exploring this big city and the entire Yunnan Province, Kunming also offers a range of low-budget facilities in the downtown area. Choose from a number of budget options around the railway station and along Beijing Road north of the station.
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