National Rail Museum, New Delhi

(4/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web)
Learn about more than 160 years of India’s rail heritage at National Rail Museum. The museum spans over 4.5 ha (11 ac), with its large open spaces simulating a working railway yard. Children and train enthusiasts alike will enjoy the display of life-size exhibits, which stands out as the largest collection in India. Explore the collection of diesel, electric, and steam locomotives, or take a ride on one of the small steam trains around the site. Finish off your visit with a meal in the onsite restaurant, or head to the gift shop to buy some railroad souvenirs. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to National Rail Museum by using our New Delhi vacation trip planner.
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  • This place has so much potential but alas it seems as if engines and bogies have just been dumped there. The engines looked clean. However the place could become more interesting had it been a bit mor...  more »
  • Fabulous visit. Great building. Highly recommended. Some fantastic trains with a real sense of history. 
  • It is a broad gauge once said India railway fan does anyone know if. The force gauge railway clunky combination has produced unique world anything dumb. Huge locomotives, such as fluoride and United Kingdom colonial historic steam locomotives and passenger cars are not to be missed.
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  • Yes this place is very good. There is also real train and a little train ride only in 20 rupees its so amazing. You also see old train, bridges, its very good for photography but photo graphy is not allowed. But can so no body can stop you. There is a very big rail museum which is very well built. I luv to go there wid family friends and do a fun. Decent and good place. Good atmosphere, no dirtyness and all.
  • Very Nice place. You can imagine how 100 years back people use to travel with ancient engines and coaches. A indoor museum is also there which has nice model. A simulator is also with VR there for which there are very limited seat, Kindly book it as soon as possible. It has been renovated in 2014 by Hon'b Suresh Prabhu. There is a toy train also.
  • the National Rail Museum, has a wide and varied collection of rare and antique steam locomotives, carriages, saloons and other railway artifacts. The line-up of old coaches includes the handsome Prince of Wales Saloon, built in 1875. Not to be outdone is the Maharaja of Mysore's Saloon built in 1899 with its brocade covered chairs and an elegant rosewood bed--one can peer in through the windows for a good look. The star attraction in the National Rail Museum is the Fairy Queen, built in 1855 and considered to be one of the best preserved steam locomotive engines of her age. When here, don’t forget to ride in joy train and monorail, which is the most exciting experience besides boating.
  • Excellent museum for train lovers. It was really great. Specially "Toy Train" ride was awesome. The area is huge and well planned structure. Miniature also good...
  • Railway museum is nice place for kids. Very well maintained with all necessary details available for each train of different time