Railway Museum, Livingstone

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See Zambia’s preserved railway heritage at Railway Museum. The museum displays some of the best-preserved examples of the country’s historical forms of transport, ranging from vintage steam locomotives and ancient coaches to minor railway memorabilia. Part of the complex also includes a small museum detailing the history and tradition of the Jewish community in Zambia. Tour the museum with a professional guide and find out about the evolution of the machines, from the colonial era to the days of independence. See the detailed features on cars and trains that were once used in the region, with maps showing the railways around the country’s borders. Plan to visit Railway Museum and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Livingstone attractions using our Livingstone trip itinerary planning app.
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  • Dedicated to preserve Zambia railway heritage. Livingston was important place during first days of European settlement and begining of colonial rule. TanZam railway construction in late 1970. There...  more »
  • If you are in any way interested in railways - you must visit!! It is a bit shambolic and you may have to hunt out someone to formally let you in - but what a site - a truly fantastic display of old.....  more »
  • At a slightly steep entrance fee this museum deserves a visit at least once to discover the extraordinary old locomotives remaining from the old colonial time and war time. Old Rhodesian train...  more »
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  • Great historical place ever
  • Nice place to visit
  • Beautiful Railway museum
  • Rich history and great views. A portal to learning more about Zambia in it's industrial boom.
  • Not enough information and very run down, interesting to look at the trains, the Jewish museum is very interesting, worth checking it out
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