National Rail Museum, New Delhi

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#2 of 45 in Museums in New Delhi
Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
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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  • ok, as railway engineer i had to visit local railway museum, right? so i did. even good if you are not a railway fan. so go there. it opens its gate at 10am, so i was very first visitor that day.  more »
  • This place is very poorly maintained. There are no sanitizing stations anywhere in the museum. None of the faucets in the ladies restroom had water. The 3D steam stimulator coach ride, the ride with.....  more »
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  • EXPLORE THE HISTORY OF INDIAN RAILWAYS AT NATIONAL RAIL MUSEUM Discover the 163 years of rich Indian Railway’s historic heritage in the company of rare steam, diesel and electric locos, royal saloons and lots of artifacts. Interactive display will enhance the experience of visitors and make them understand how a single investment of Indian Railway helped in unification and progress of India as a nation. Spend a day with your family and friends and enjoy joy and toy train rides, 3D virtual reality experiences, simulator rides, coupled with a sumptuous meal at newly built heritage restaurant.
  • EXPLORE THE HISTORY OF INDIAN RAILWAYS AT NATIONAL RAIL MUSEUM Discover the 163 years of rich Indian Railway’s historic heritage in the company of rare steam, diesel and electric locos, royal saloons and lots of artifacts. Interactive display will enhance the experience of visitors and make them understand how a single investment of Indian Railway helped in unification and progress of India as a nation. Spend a day with your family and friends and enjoy joy and toy train rides, 3D virtual reality experiences, simulator rides, coupled with a sumptuous meal at newly built heritage restaurant.

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