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Chennai Rail Museum

New Avadi Road | ICF Furnishing Division, Chennai (Madras) 600038, India
+91 90031 41003
Review Highlights
Fun place for kids

A very nice place for kids to spend time. Courteous staff, clean place. They also have a Nursing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Farha T
via mobile
Good for short visit

Ticket fee of Rs 40 per person includes a cup of tea and a toy train ride- super cool. Campus... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Shrinidhi H
Chennai (Madras), India
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Customer needs focused Railway Museum ·Toy Train to move the Visitors Around the Museum Live Demonstration of Operation of *Hand Brake in Nilgiri Mountain Railway coach, * lifting and lowering of wheel set on Hand Operated crane. *Semaphore Arm Signal in working condition, *Track changing by Operation of Point and Crossing Exhibits Steam *Fowler Steam Ploughing Engine(1905) * Crane (BG &MG) *X Class Locomotive *MG Goods locomotive(1909) *B Class Darjeeling Himalayan Loco(1917) Coaches *Inspection Carriages BG and NG *NG - Postal Van, Guard Van, First Class MG Nilgiri First Class, Nilgiri 2nd class Hand operated crane (1887) · An Art Gallery, air conditioned Four indoor gallery with LED back lit display pictures, miniature models · Clean Hygienic toilets Premises: · Three Children Parks · Food Court -Free paved parking -Wheel chair friendly -Garden with lush grass that you can sit on To be commissioned soon -Lactation room -Wheel chair friendly toilets
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good43%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“toy train ride” (12 reviews)
“indian railways” (21 reviews)
“joy ride” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
New Avadi Road | ICF Furnishing Division, Chennai (Madras) 600038, India
+91 90031 41003
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very nice place for kids to spend time. Courteous staff, clean place. They also have a Nursing Room which is an added advantage for nursing mothers. They also have a gallery which has train models made in wooden, a stamp collection. Mini play areas...More

Thank Farha T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ticket fee of Rs 40 per person includes a cup of tea and a toy train ride- super cool. Campus has both outdoor and indoor exhibitions, of old train engines, compartments and gives a well detailed view of the train heritage in India. Miniature models...More

1  Thank Shrinidhi H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to this place twice excellent knowledge to the kids about our indian railways also quite place to relax and have fun with your kids.Train journey is fun especially when you enter the cave .my son like this place will visit again very...More

Thank Md A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazingly constructed and nice management with heavy capacity and low entry fee with good location and calm environment. you can buy one souvenir here

Thank nehally
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good place for Family and Kids. Well maintained. Clean and neat. Has a good canteen and well reachable by any means of travel like bus, auto or call taxi

Thank Nivas K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a wonderful time spent out there...Lots of history about indian railways. Must go place for kids...They have a small toy train for just a small fun ride too...

Thank Mansoor A
Reviewed 30 November 2017

The Gandhi Statue is a Tribute to the Father of the Nation. The statue is located near the marina beach at the four road junction. The statue is maintained well and it is designed in a very good manner. Many statues are seen near by.

Thank worldwomantourist
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

It is a good place with lot of old items and the place is very good and l.see lot of old monuments there

Thank Abhilash K
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

A must go place for every railfan. The art gallery has nice creative thinking paintings. The ride in toy train was a memorable experience. There were several working models also along with scaled models of different types of locomotives and coaches. The overall experience was...More

Thank Geet A
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Visited the place in the last week of October. The museum has been renovated quite recently. Few jobs are yet to be finished. Despite a rainy day, the authorities tried their best to satisfy visitors. There is art gallery attached to the museum. Old collection...More

Thank Jogendra B
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Questions & Answers
8 December 2017|
Response from Arun D | Property representative |
On Monday, the Chennai Rail Museum opens for schools that book a field trip in advance.
7 December 2017|
Response from Akila P | Reviewed this property |
Icf furnishing division,new avadi road,villivakkam,chennai 38 ,timing 10am-6pm,phone-04426201014,public transit access:villivakkam railway station,icf bus stand, thirumangalam metro station
2 October 2017|
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Response from Arun D | Property representative |
We do open on National Holidays. We were working on October 2nd . You can always check on the mobile number 9003141003 also whether the museum will be open on National Holidays. Regards Arun Devraj