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National Rail Museum

Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 110021, India
+91 11 2688 0939
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Kids are welcome to climb all over the dozens of train cars here in this impressive collection.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 110021, India
+91 11 2688 0939
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Reviewed yesterday

We should see the our Indian railways past and it is good to go and see the rail museum. Worth going

1  Thank joshisandeep
Reviewed 3 days ago

Rail museum is nice place to see history of indian railway.here kept many old rail engine .and boggie.place show evolution of indian railway and old engine and railway part preserved and maintain very well.

Thank jonesharma29
Reviewed 5 days ago

For the love of some cherished childhood memories and for having my daughters experience the same, I had to take them to the place. It was much better in some facilities, dilapidated to some extent in some aspects and some new additions too.....but all in...More

Thank TheTravellerNewDelhi
Reviewed 5 days ago

This museum is worth a visit. There are many old trains of several varieties. Some intended to travel on narrow mountain tracks and some intended for travel by national leaders and royalty.

Thank lindaavogel
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Yes !!!!! This is the place which takes us all back to our childhood days when we all used to wave at the trains passing by n thr planes flying. One if my favorate places since my chilhood times. It is an awesome place to...More

Thank mukukhnna
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to visit with family... Children's will surely love this place... Water and sound show is not so great but the toy train ride and Joy ride is nice The museum with history of Train engine and miniature steam engine along with simulation track...More

Thank Manishbhatia111
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you have any interest in knowing about Railways and it's history in India, then this is the place. It has all the vintage coaches and Locomotives ever used by Indian Railways parked in its premises and our very well maintained too. The museum also...More

Thank AkshayHariharan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

worthable going with kids, old engines and a toy train ride was appreciated small food cantene, but food is so so , please carry your snacks with you, kids will enjoy the place,,

Thank alianmartin2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is well set out with many exhibits including a miniature railway. You can also go on a train ride around the museum to see the exhibits.It makes you realise how much things have changed.

Thank loltraveller2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When we went the steam train wasn't working, out of three train rides only the child's joy train was working. All trains are open and not well looked after. The canteen was closed so no food available inside. The museum was informative and fun to...More

Thank BV_07
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4 September 2017|
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Response from Rony S | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It is closed on monday. The timings are 9:30pm to 5:30pm.
12 June 2017|
Response from dap19aggarwal | Reviewed this property |
You can get bus service number 781 from Dwaraka sec 16c bus stop near ggsipu and from there museum is 16 Th stop.
18 December 2016|
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Response from sachinthakur777 | Reviewed this property |
The neares metro station will be Dhaula Kuan metro station on Airport line. You can board metro on this line from New Delhi or Shivaji Stadium.