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Chennai Rail Museum

New Avadi Road | ICF Furnishing Division, Chennai (Madras) 600038, India
+91 90031 41003
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A day of learning with trains

It is a must visit point if you are in Chennai with your children. It is a comprehensive place with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chakkravarthy M
Chennai (Madras), India
A Must for Rail Buffs

Given the rich rail heritage of India, it is no real surprise that the Chennai Rail Museum has so... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia
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· 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 .
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good47%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
New Avadi Road | ICF Furnishing Division, Chennai (Madras) 600038, India
+91 90031 41003
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a must visit point if you are in Chennai with your children. It is a comprehensive place with complete show cause of different varieties of Locos (Railway Engines vide Coal, Diesel), Bogies, miniature train models of Meter gauge, broad and Metro. It has...More

Thank Chakkravarthy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Given the rich rail heritage of India, it is no real surprise that the Chennai Rail Museum has so much to offer. It is located at the premises of the Integral Coach Factory and, yes, there are plenty of rail coaches available, as well. Items...More

Thank PRK346
Reviewed 15 May 2017

It is a decade long journey of rail heritage. Very interesting and good for students and Engineer.You have to buy ticket Rs 40.00 for Adult and Rs 25.00 for children. It has Joy Train, Children Park, Food court, Play Area, ICF Factory Industrial visit is...More

1  Thank PSChanda
Reviewed 10 May 2017

there are many old typer of trains ,cars model itself , even the pictures also is availability .even there is a park .there is a train to go around the muesuem

Thank bvck618
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Please take your kids for 2-3 hour spending inside this museum. I bet, all you can enjoy the visit. This one is permanent museum located in the main road and easily accessible. Amble car parking is available, Entry cost is very very less..I guess, its...More

Thank jvk1977
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Many in chennai don't know about this place, its really good worth of spending at least half a day, it has few galleries, toy train ride every hour, few engines and coaches where we can go and see inside, 3 beautiful play areas for kids...More

Thank rajeshwar g
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

This is one of the must visit places in Chennai for everyone who is interested in trains. It would take about half a day to cover the whole place, so plan accordingly. The entire campus is very well maintained and the entire place is designed...More

1  Thank Anitha S
Reviewed 18 March 2017

A cool collection on display for someone who has the craze for the locomotives and someone who just loves these machines for no reason

1  Thank Radhika S
Reviewed 10 February 2017

One of the finest place to visit in chennai. If you are a Train lover, it should be a wonderful visit. First of all a very friendly and courteous staff makes your day wonderful. Even the Curator of the museum is easily approachable and friendly....More

2  Thank Maran N
Reviewed 1 January 2017

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...More

1  Thank RameshRajTvm
Arun D, Manager at Chennai Rail Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2017

Please state facts. Mosquito bites is a fact. Dirt inside the coaches on the furniture is a fact. The entire team was clearing the debris of trees etc. "Open air exhibits are totally neglected and extremely visitor unfriendly especially for children. The interiors are so...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
naveen k
Can we get into the loco and coaches in the yard
1 May 2017|
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Response from Arun D | Property representative |
Yes. You can
foe i
May i have entry fee for indians foreigners, and when is the weekly holiday, what are the charges for Camera,video camera
10 August 2016|
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Response from Jayanta S | Reviewed this property |
When I visited the Chennai Rail Museum in February 2016, I paid INR 10 for entry fee and INR 100 for using still camera. I have no idea about other charges. You may call the museum at +91-044-26201014 or 26146306 for... More