Livingstone Railway Museum Curator has called on local and international tourists to take an interest in touring the museum in a bid to learn more about the history of the railway system in the country.
And Conservation Assistant at the Museum, Paul Ngonga revealed that the Gateway Jewish Museum was set to open in the tourist capital in May this year.
Mr. Musiyalike Nasilele said it was imperative for local and international tourists to take advantage of visiting the place as it was officially opened by first republican President Dr. Kenneth Kaunda in 1987 with the view to collect, preserve, exhibit and study the country’s unique Railway Heritage.
He further said the Railway Museum offered a unique and rare opportunity for tourists to move away from the natural and cultural heritage sites.
“The significance of the Railway Museum is to provide visitors the opportunity to learn the history of the Railway industry in the region and Zambia in particular from 1892 to date.
“ It also offers a unique and rare opportunity for tourists to move away from the natural and cultural heritage sites,” he said.
Mr. Nasilele said this in an interview with ZANIS in Livingstone today.
He however, said despite facing many challenges, the museum received a considerable number of people from different parts of the world on a daily basis who appreciate the work being done there.
Meanwhile, Conservation Assistant at the Museum, Paul Ngonga revealed that the Gateway Jewish Museum was set to open in the tourist capital in May this year.
Mr. Ngonga said the purpose of opening the Gateway Jewish Museum was to celebrate the contribution of the Jewish community in Livingstone in particular and Zambia in general.