National Rail Museum, New Delhi

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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 online journey planner .
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  • Its a wonderful half-day activity for families with young children, especially the toy train. Do take a guided tour if you are a historic train aficionado like Sheldon :) There is also a small eating ...  more »
  • It's really interesting to see these locos in steam I've been riding 25 years ago in India. The site is exceptional for one making pictures.
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  • Very beautiful collection of memories of Indian Railway... All Rail Fans must come here once... All are awesome... Love this place... Toy train is also enjoyable...  more »
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  • You have to buy tickets to visit this museum. Ample parking space. If you are interested in history of rail, then surely come. Apart from outdoor there is an inside gallery that describes many knowledgeable things through the models. Children​ should be brought here in this museum. Eatery is available inside the museum. A musical fountain and a souvenir shop is also there to attract people. You can also enjoy the toy train ride .Some people climb up the train's roof, they should be fined. Do not visit this place during hot summer days.
  • A great display of trains of the past. This place doesn't fail to throw me back to the past when I visit. On display are a wide variety of real life sized trains that were used earlier for transportation. There is also an indoor museum which shows scaled down models of trains and their inner workings. It is a very educational place and I highly recommend it for school and family trips. You are not allowed to have picnics as such over there. There is even a toy train ride which youngsters will definitely enjoy
  • It is a good place for family outings. The museum contains models of almost all the train engines ever built, the museum also has bigger models of many trains, all over it is a good place to visit. Local Facts you should know: 1. It has few special rides apart from the big museum like train rides, toy train, steam rides etc. 2. It has a well furnished and maintained food court, which is quite pricey. 3. The local staffs are good and will help you visiting the area.
  • You can know everything how train come in our life. How it change according to time. Nice place to visit parking is easily available. You can also enjoy the toy train. Charge are as 50 rupees for museum and 20 rupees for toy train riding.
  • One section wasn't open to public yet. But toy train ride was cute n restaurant isn't very expensive but ambience is very nice. Costs rs 150 per person for both museum n train ride. Models at display are quite interesting. Nearby Bhutanese Royal Embassy. Snacks n ice creams are available. Cooperative staff.

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