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Railway Museum (ICF)

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Address: New Avadi Road | ICF Furnishing Division, Chennai 600038, India
Phone Number:
+91 90031 41003
Today
10:00 - 19:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description:

· A Technical Gallery for Rail Components

· An Art Gallery

· Gallery for...

· A Technical Gallery for Rail Components

· An Art Gallery

· Gallery for Scale Models

· Heritage Photo Gallery

· Live Heritage Rolling Stock Exhibits

· A Three Tier Working Scale Model of Trains

· One Audio-Visual Hall

· Toy Train to the Visitors to Move Around the Museum

Premises:

· Children Parks

· Food Court

Holidays:

· Weekly Mondays and All National holidays.

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a rich rail heritage of India

This museum offers a rich rail heritage of India, Its located within the city limits. Its managed by the integral Coach factory Furnishing Division, Chennai.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Krishna K
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Kerala, India
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Trivandrum, India
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16 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Summary: The usual neglect is very evident from the visit to the legacy coaches. It is really so bad that we got bit by insects and cut short out visit. Very far cry from the National Rail Museum @ New Delhi. Pros 1. Friendly staff who answer your queries unlike other Govt museums where they look at you like an... More 

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Kerala, India
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213 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum offers a rich rail heritage of India, Its located within the city limits. Its managed by the integral Coach factory Furnishing Division, Chennai.

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Thank Krishna K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

outside food is allowed. but some of the trains are not maintained kids enjoy having three sets of parks. joy train fare included in the entrance ticket

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

It was better than expected but my 3/yr daughter enjoyed the Children park more than train history I should have known that this might not interest her.

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Thank Amit S
Chennai, India
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58 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

I have visited this place after checking the reviews & indeed if you have young kids this is a must visit place. entry fee is 40 adult & 25 kids..you can take outside food & enjoy picnic also here...you can spend 2~3 hrs here easily...it has a toy train ride also...fare included in tickets..

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Thank travelingyogii
Surat, India
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

I really love machinery so you can absolutely trust my review on this, this is a very informative place if you want to learn about Indian railways or want to have know the historic locomotives used by them. They give you all the technical aspect of Indian railways from bolt to the head.

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Thank singhrohan07
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23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Visited the location on Sunday morning along with my family and kids, The place is very well maintained. On entry they provided tea /snacks to all (included in ticket). A video show was arranged for all visitor to explain the upcoming evolution in Indian Railways ( Bio toilet, High speed trains). Display of Steam engines and many more. Most important... More 

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oslo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

If you are one of those Heritage enthusiast or some one who loves unconventional spots or has active kids in the family or simply want to spend your valuable time doing nothing, this is the place to be. Located in the calm & serene corners of ICF, its not very easy to miss. There is ample space to park your... More 

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Vadodara, India
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48 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

A perfect knowledge gateway fro kids,The museum walks you through the glorious past,challenging presents and all developments that have taken place in the railway system over the years.Admire the tiny models of coaches,boggies and tracks and other part of the train here.

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Chennai, India
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Railway museum in chennai, very few people know about this awesome place, a hidden gem. very well maintained, cheap entry tickets and an opportunity for the kid in you to explore Engines as if you are the driver. It is also a favourite place for my kids too. The photo gallery is very useful to know about the history. The... More 

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