National Railway Museum is focused on the heritage of Indian railways and is situated at New Delhi, India. This National Museum was established in 1977, on more than 10 acres of land in the heart of the capital city of India.
This National Museum has indoor and outdoor exhibits. You can travel on the toy train inside the Museum. Simulators of Diesel engine, Steam engine and Coach are there in this Museum at New Delhi.
Patiala State Monorail System, built in 1907, is the major attraction among tourists, with its unique single rail track and another big iron-wheel at other side for balancing.
This national museum has many heritage trains, belonging to the erstwhile Maharajas of the princely states. Saloon of Maharaja of Indore, Saloon of Maharaja of Mysore, Saloon of Prince of Wales, Kalka Shimla Rail Bus, Heritage Steam and Diesel locomotives, etc, are also on display at this National Museum in New Delhi.
How Do I Go to Railway Museum?
Railway National Museum is situated at Chanakyapuri, New Delhi. Race Course and Jor Bagh metro stations on the Delhi Metro railway line are the nearest suburban stations to this National Museum. New Delhi is well connected by rail, road and flight to other parts of the country.
What are the Timings and Charges at Railway National Museum?
This train museum at New Delhi is open on Tuesday to Sunday. This heritage museum is closed on Mondays and National Holidays. Timings of the Rail Museum is 10.00 am to 5.00 pm, with last entry allowed at at 4.30 pm.
Entry tickets to the railway museum is price at Rs. 50 for adults and Rs 10 for children aged 3-12 years, on week days. However, on Weekends & Govt Holidays, the charges are double that of the previously mentioned charges.
Charges for Bheem Diesel Simulator and Steam Loco Simulator, the charges are Rs 150 on weekdays and Rs 300 on weekends and other holidays (for all ages).
For 3D Virtual Coach Ride and Toy Train 1:8 , the charges are Rs 100 on weekdays and Rs 200 on weekends and other holidays (for all ages).
For normal Toy train, the charges are Rs 20 and Rs 10 (for adults and children respectively) on weekdays and Rs 50 and Rs 20 (for adults and children respectively) on weekends and other holidays.
There is also a PSMT Steam Ride Every Wednesday and Friday.
Night Entry is allowed from Friday to Sunday. Charges are Rs 200 for adults and Rs 150 for children. An attractive Souvenir is given as a gift.