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National Rail Museum

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Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 110002, India
+91 11 2688 0939
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US$ 37.00*
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Private Day Tour of Delhi's Quirky Museums
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Independent Delhi Museum Tour with Private Car Transfer
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Kids are welcome to climb all over the dozens of train cars here in this impressive collection.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good49%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“toy train” (118 reviews)
“indian railways” (89 reviews)
“joy train” (33 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 110002, India
Chanakyapuri/Lutyens' Delhi
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"toy train"
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"indian railways"
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"joy train"
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"on display"
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"steam engine"
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"working models"
in 11 reviews
"souvenir shop"
in 23 reviews
"love trains"
in 10 reviews
"train lovers"
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"fairy queen"
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"railway engines"
in 9 reviews
"outdoor exhibits"
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"small train"
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"rolling stock"
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"historical photographs"
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"children and adults"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The first train journey in India lasted 75 minutes, from Bori Bunder (later Victoria Terminus) to Thane, a distance of 34 km. The train (which carried 400 guests) was pulled by three locomotives named Sahib, Sultan and Sindh. The date was April 16th, 1853. This...More

1  Thank Madhulika L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

like the collection of trains at this place. you can find train from every era here. Great to bring kids along, as they would love to travel in toy train..

Thank noopur s
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the museum offers variety of rail transport from olden days to present era rail engines and wagons . good place to get urself educated

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

National Rail Museum is a famous attraction in the heart of Delhi. Last month I took my daughter on a Saturday for a fun-filled outing. The place is quite busy on weekends since most of the people bring their kids. Ticket prices also vary, with...More

Thank Coolaxe
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A interesting outing for the kids to look around and see trains and engines from past to present.. there is a toy train for toddlers and also a joy train ride for older children and adults.. one can view the engines and train compartments from...More

Thank ruch24
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

An appropriate place for picnic with young kids. A variety of train engines attracts everyone. Joy ride as well as toy ride are real fun. Above all, the restaurant.. moving trains on track while eating food was amazing

Thank Deepika K
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

This is not the easiest museum to get to from the centre but if you are interested in engines and railways, then this is a good find and worth the journey. The site is tired but they are now busy reforming it and it feels...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

amazing place in new delhi to visit with family, specially for children. this is historic place where children love to visit.

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

It is almost as though this visitor attraction has fallen off the radar. The sullen reception from both ticket seller (male) and ticket checker (female) did nothing to encourage the visitor. Perhaps one cheerful person instead would help!! But once inside there is, for a...More

Thank Avante540
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

If you have sufficient time and have kids then you may take a chance to visit. Huge area but not maintained properly. A toy train who give a round to the area but I bet it will not impress you. A gallery is also in...More

Thank Praveen D
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Parul S
29 December 2017|
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Response from loltraveller2013 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure about it being INR 30 but it was less than INR 100. Don’t know about the trains.
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nevilpatel
21 October 2017|
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Response from akbansa | Reviewed this property |
You can take direct bus from Central Secretariat metro station DTC - 620
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nevilpatel
20 October 2017|
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Response from Manishbhatia111 | Reviewed this property |
It depends if u want to visit the museum 1 hour is OK and for taking pics with the engine and take a ride with toy train 2 hour is OK
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