National Rail Museum
National Rail Museum

National Rail Museum

Historical
Museum

The National Rail Museum is a museum in New Delhi, India, located near Chanakyapuri. The museum is the largest rail museum in Asia and is dedicated to the history and legacy of Indian Railways. The museum covers an area of 11 acres and has approximately 100 exhibits, including steam engines, carriages, and other railway equipment.

The museum is separated into zones, each with its distinct subject. The museum's major draw is its collection of steam engines, which includes some of the world's oldest and most historically significant engines. A model of the first passenger railway, which ran in India in 1853, is also on display in the museum. The museum also has a part dedicated to the history of Indian Railways, which includes images, relics, and other historical artefacts that help visitors understand the evolution of the Indian railway system.

The museum also has various interactive displays, such as a train simulator where visitors may feel the excitement of operating a train. The museum also has a toy train that visitors may ride on and a mini-theatre that shows films about the history of Indian railways.

Finally, the National Rail Museum is a must-see for everyone interested in Indian Railways' history and traditions. The museum houses about 100 artefacts, including steam engines, carriages, and other railway equipment, which provide visitors insight into the evolution of the Indian railway system. To entertain and educate visitors, the museum also contains interactive exhibits such as a railway simulator, toy train, mini-theatre, cultural events, and educational programmes. It's a great destination for families, history buffs, and anybody interested in learning about the rich cultural legacy of India's railway system.

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    Opening Time

    • Tuesday :
      9:30 am to 5:30 pm
    • Wednesday :
      9:30 am to 5:30 pm
    • Thursday :
      9:30 am to 5:30 pm
    • Friday :
      9:30 am to 5:30 pm
    • Saturday :
      9:30 am to 5:30 pm
    • Sunday :
      9:30 am to 5:30 pm
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    Fee Charges (INR)

    • Adult
      50-100
    • Child
      10-20
    • Foreigner
      50-100
    • Student
      50-100
    • Senior Citizen
      50-100

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