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A must visit place for every railway fan as well as anyone interested in history. Houses exhibits ranging from gas lamps, tablet machines and tools to steam and diesel locomotives and coaches. Has a friendly staff providing a guided tour with a video display inside...More
The exhibits outside the Museum were interesting. Were not able to see the museum inside as it was closed. The exhibits outside were really interesting. The museum is adjacent to the railway station. The museum is on the road from Colombo to Kandy.
The small museum consists of a few locomotives and compartments but the collection inside the buildings are really important for a person to learn about Sri Lankan railways and old Tablet system. The staff is friendly and are always willing to assist people who seek...More
Your ticket for the venue will also be a railway ticket (the card). We were asked if we would like a guided tour and of course we said yes. The guide was not too keen but he did cover all items in the main room....More
Good collection of railway-related items and actual train engines. Poor maintenance of premises and lack of a guide for those who are unfamiliar with the exhibits is a drawback. There is a restored railway carriage at the very end where a documentary on the Sri...More
The National Rail Museum had already closed by the time I had arrived into Kadugannawa which was a shame as I would have liked to have spent some time in the museum. There are locomotives, carriages and rail cars located outside but within the museum...More
Unfortunately, museum itself was closed when we got there past 4 but we could take some photos from outside and actually climbed up open engines. Security was not strict because of rain perhaps. It is very impressive display and hope to go back again when...More