Yunnan Railway Museum reviews
The museum is well organized giving a history of the railway developments in Yunnan. It details development of the Yunnan - Vietnam line built by the French and continues to the present day. It is..... more »
If you are interested in the evolution of Kunming in contemporary China, this is a must do. Even those expert on Kunming had no idea of the effect of French-controlled Vietnam on Kunming's history... more »
Really interesting museum for those who love trains and history.
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)
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