Railway Museum Mysore, Mysuru (Mysore)

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Travel back in time and explore the interesting development of the Indian railway system at Railway Museum Mysore. Surrounded by trees providing plenty of shade, you can admire the colorful retro trains in comfort. Established in 1979, the museum is the second of its kind in India, displaying the first steam engine in India, as well as the grand royal coaches of the Maharaja of Mysore. Visit the Chamudi gallery, which showcases an interesting collection of black and white photography and paintings depicting the railway system's development. Treat the kids (and the adults) to a ride on the mini toy train, which takes you around the museum. Arrange your visit to Railway Museum Mysore and discover more family-friendly attractions in Mysuru (Mysore) using our Mysuru (Mysore) trip itinerary planning site .
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  • Its a very small place near the mysore railway station. the exhibits are in parts. not vintage exactly but old times. The good thing is every exhibit is accessible from the insides.  more »
  • One travelling with kids must visit this place to have a look at evolution of railways. Well maintained by he government  more »
  • I'm not sure if I missed something but apart from the indoor part it all feels like a bit of a grave yard. The locos are in pretty poor condition externally, obviously they don't run anymore but that ...  more »

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Make your reservations early to enjoy the range of accommodations available in Mysuru (Mysore), as the diverse range of hotels and guesthouses in this popular tourist town can fill up quickly. For the bulk of available options, look south of the train station along the JLB arterial road. A handful of old colonial treasures still stand, along with a number of modern hotels, some offering views of the more princely architecture in the city. Simple guesthouses on primarily residential side streets, as well as a few shared-room hostels, provide good options for budget-conscious travelers.
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