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National Rail Museum

Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 110002, 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.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good48%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“toy train” (114 reviews)
“indian railways” (86 reviews)
“joy train” (32 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 110002, India
Chanakyapuri/Lutyens' Delhi
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+91 11 2688 0939
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"toy train"
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"indian railways"
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"joy train"
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"on display"
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"steam engine"
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"working models"
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"souvenir shop"
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"love trains"
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"train lovers"
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"fairy queen"
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"outdoor exhibits"
in 9 reviews
"small train"
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"rolling stock"
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"narrow gauge"
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"kids will love"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Being a rail fan, I wanted to give 10 stars out of 5 stars but as a tourist I would give it 4/5 ratings. Whether u like trains or not, doesn't matter; whether u r with your family or with friends, it doesn't matter because...More

1  Thank AniketRaj
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a very nice museum. It has got a train for joy ride which kids enjoyed a lot. This place is great to visit along with family.

Thank Ashish S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is near chankaya puri and you can see history of railways there. Kids and adults both can ride the joy train (for an extra cost) even there stimulator train model available to try. The entry fee Rs.50 for an adult and 10 for...More

1  Thank Naresh J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Got a chance to visit this rare museum dedicated to Indian Railways... Loved it. Locomotives, Coaches, every information about Indian Railways.. A must visit for Heritage lovers..!!!

Thank Abhi2957
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Near Chanakyapuri this museum has collection of old steam engines and coaches . For students and children , it is an experience on evolution of Indian Railways starting from1854 . Governor Amolak Rattan Kohli

Thank Amolak Rattan K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The national rail museum has shown the growth of Indian railways. And you can also compare the growth in UK and India about the trains and the technology used for the same. Best place to go through the history which is very much interesting.

Thank J9027QOrajk
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

See how the journey of Indian railway started in India and keep moving now ahead and ahead, enjoyed toy train ride and watching of some old engines kept there was knowledge.

Thank kradityayadav
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Reviewed 16 July 2018

the place is good, well spread out with plenty of collection. the out door display requires more attention. the indoor museum is very good including mini India. the joy ride in train is average. the area needs more maintenance.

Thank SANTOSH B
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Reviewed 30 June 2018

One of the best museum to take kids to see great history of Indian Railways. They have kept original locomototives from Colonial era and is really well maintined. Though since most of the museum is open, it may not be a good idea to visit...More

Thank nik_0107
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

We took the kids to the National Rail Museum. They were quite amused with the old Steam Engines that were on display. Overall a nice experience.

2  Thank PushExplore
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manish c
17 June 2018|
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Response from RashidIsaRishi | Reviewed this property |
Its always better to get your own wheelchair
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Parul S
30 December 2017|
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Response from loltraveller2013 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about it being INR 30 but it was less than INR 100. Don’t know about the trains.
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nevilpatel
21 October 2017|
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Response from akbansa | Reviewed this property |
You can take direct bus from Central Secretariat metro station DTC - 620
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