National Rail Museum in Delhi

Come and enjoy a joy ride on the mono rail.

Come and enjoy a joy ride on the mono rail. | Photo credit: A.M.Hurrell/Wikipedia

National Rail Museum Overview

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Located in Chankayapuri the National Rail Museum celebrates the rail heritage of India and was opened to the public on 1st February 1977. Located over an area of 10 acres, the museum has over 100 life size exhibits of trains belonging to the Indian Railways.

The National Rail Museum contains working and stationary models of trains, equipment used to signal to trains, historical photographs and reading material related to the railways. Among the trains on exhibition in the museum are the royal Prince of Wales Saloon from 1857 and the Maharaja of Mysore’s Saloon built in 1899 complete with a rosewood bed.

Though the most popular train in the National Rail Museum remains the Fairy Queen constructed in 1855 and believed to be one of the most properly preserved steam locomotives of that time. Apart from enjoying the locomotives on display, one can also enjoy a joy ride on the mono rail and boating as well.

  • Opening Closing Time 9:30 am to 5:30 pm, except Mondays

  • For Kids

    Kids will particularly enjoy the joy ride on the monorail and boating on the complex.
  • Entrance Fee Rs.20 (adults), Rs.10 (children)

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Location

Chanakyapuri, New Delhi