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National Rail Museum

Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 110002, India
+91 11 2688 0939
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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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+91 11 2688 0939
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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"
in 7 reviews
"rolling stock"
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"historical photographs"
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"children and adults"
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Reviewed today

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 6 days ago 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 1 week ago 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

Thank Buckster21
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do visit this place if you've ever traveled by Indian Railways. The place will give you a summed up history of Indian Railway. All the historic coaches, locomotives and passenger cars. Do visit.

Thank rohanpillai1
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The toy train ride is nothing extraordinary, but the museum displays are completely revamped and provide interesting facts about Indian Railways. Interactive touch screen games and a particular map game are part international standard. Another huge display of Miniature India on museum first floor should...More

Thank Mansi S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Facilities are below par. Information on the engines and railways is limited, I was expecting more insight for kids. Gift shop closed early. Canteen does not serve water or bottled soft drinks which is important if looking to cater for tourists. The toy train is...More

Thank Vijay_from_Surrey
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's in Delhi has histpyr showing and collection here virtual train ride is provided so enjoy with friends D's and have fun

Thank prkota05
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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
21 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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