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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  • The rail museum is situated right next to the railway station (it figures). It is a small and quaint place where people of all ages can go and spend an hour or two. The fees is minimal and as there is...  more »
  • Considering that this is the only rail museum besides the one in Delhi I expected a lot more than what was on offer. Would you believe that this museum does not offer any refreshments and has loos fro...  more »
  • I strongly recommend this awesome place to all youngsters and those who happened to see the steam locomotives vanish from the railways. It brought back old memories of childhood, travelling on trains....  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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