रेल संग्रहालय- Rail Museum


Rail Museum is one of the most famous and visited museums of Delhi which presents the ancient heritage of railways. It was established on 1 February 1977 in India. It was established with the objective of preserving the 163-year-old railway heritage.

Rail Museum Delhi has also provided 3D virtual train rides, steam loco simulator, toy train and an indoor gallery for its tourists.

Apart from these, the museum also has an auditorium with a seating capacity of 200 people, where occasional workshops are held and documentaries are screened.

Inside the museum, there are many photographs to show you the history, development and splendor of heavy rail. And many types of rail locomotives, rail coaches, freight trains will be seen.

Rail Museum
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Basic Infromation About Rail Museum
LocationChanakyapuri, New Delhi
Nearest Metro StationJor Bagh Metro
Close on Monday
Entry FeesRs.50 (Adult)
Rs.10 (Children) Weekdays;
Rs.100 (Adult)
Rs.20 (children) weekends and govt Holiday

You can also sit in the toy train and see the outdoor museum. It is a different experience to see the outdoor museum from Toy Train. I remember a song while sitting in a toy train-

“Rail Gaadi chuk-chuk-chuk
Rail Gaadi Chuk-Chuk-Chuk
Beech Waale Station Bole
Ruk-Ruk-Ruk Ruk-Ruk-Ruk”

Inside the Rail Museum you can have a fancy dinner in a luxurious train carriage. Inspired by the designs of Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, the restaurant has a similar dome.

रेल संग्रहालय में मुख्य प्रदर्शनी- Main Exhibition at Rail Museum

  • Fairy Queen- The oldest working steam locomotive.
  • Patiala State Monorail – Originally built in 1907, this train has a single rail track. It is not in working condition.
  • Fire Engine- Manufactured by John Morris & Sons Ltd., two Morris-Belize engines still exist, one of which is here. The other is preserved in London.
  • Holkar Maharaja’s Saloon – Built in honor of Maharaja of Indore.
  • Saloon of the Maharaja of Mysore- Built in honor of the Maharaja of Mysore.

आस-पास के आकर्षण- Nearby Attractions

जाने का सबसे अच्छा समय- Best time to Visit

Best time to explore the museum is between October to March.

कैसे पहुंचें रेल संग्रहालय दिल्ली- How to Reach Rail Museum Delhi

The nearest metro station to the rail museum is the Jor Bagh metro station located on your line. It is about 2 kilometers from the metro; You can rent a rickshaw or a battery-powered rickshaw. You can book a cab for a more comfortable trip.

नक्शा- Map