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Small but lots to see

Hidden away, it's nice to be in an area of Hong Kong that hasn't been modernised. It'd been a... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
Fiji_18
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Not a huge museum but very interesting

It's open air and its free. A number of static display carriages and one restored locomotive as... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

Hidden away, it's nice to be in an area of Hong Kong that hasn't been modernised. It'd been a decade since I was last here and it's just as a I remember. Great place to come for a little history and heritage.

Thank Fiji_18
Reviewed 11 April 2018

It's open air and its free. A number of static display carriages and one restored locomotive as well as some very interesting and multilingual information boards and photos. Well signposted from the surrounding streets otherwise you would miss it.

Thank rama1
Reviewed 19 March 2018

This little railway museum has expanded to include the history of all railways in the Territory. It has been undergoing a revamp and displays have been limited but this should be complete by Easter. Besides items from the KCR it will now include the MTR.

Thank rogerrobert98
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

It might be a very small reminder of the past but it’s jolly well done. The original station is as was in the day with a nice collection of memorabilia including part of the old signalling system. Outside there is a n Australian diesel electric...More

1  Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

What I like about it: -Admission is free -A bit of activity for kids - An insight of what it was like then .There was a bit of historical facts on site - You could go on board of an old train to look at...More

Thank WithKidsInMind
Reviewed 25 December 2017

This museum is an open-air one that was opened in 1985. The station building has a traditional Chinese pitched roof and there are several decommissioned trains on the grounds. You can walk through the train cars to see the beautiful wooden benches. Inside the building,...More

Thank ITRT
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Modest in comparison to the National Railway museum in York, UK, but very well thought out and laid out with real care and pride. Entry is free. The main station building is a total delight in Chinese style with lovely detail and decoration. It houses...More

1  Thank Simon M
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Several old trains are displayed there and you can get on and experience the old time train ride. It's a very popular place for kids to run around and for ladies who love taking photos. My boys want to let you know that There are...More

Thank Agnes L
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

A very small but extremely interesting Museum. Showing how Great Britain influenced the building of the railways in the area.

Thank John R
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Located 10 minutes away from Taipei Market Station. Free admission. Walk on the railway track. On To the trains. Fun for kids.

Thank christerrific
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