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National Rail Museum in New Delhi

·  Summer: 25 to 47° C (Very Hot)
·  Winter: 1 to 25° C (Very Chilled)
·  Monsoon: July to September

Best time to visit:  February to April, August to November

Opening Time: 08:30 a.m. and 04:00 p.m. (summer) & 09:00 a.m. (winter)
Closing Time: 11:30 a.m. and 05:30 p.m. (summer) & 05:30 p.m. (winter)
Weekly Holiday: Mondays

Entry Fees for Indians Adults:  INR 20
Children:  INR 10
Cameras:  N/A
Video Camera:  INR 100
Entry Fees for Foreign Nationals Adults:  INR 20
Children:  INR 10
Cameras:  N/A
Video Camera:  INR 100
Located in Chanakya Puri, National Rail Museum presents the rail heritage of India. Housing the collection of over 100 real trains, the museum is unfolded in approximately 10 acres. Inaugurated on February 1, 1977, the museum accommodates a large number of vintage trains and two of the oldest locomotives of the world – the Vice regal Dining Car and the Fairy Queen.
Visitors who love exploring various artefacts and want to know the history behind the ancient trains, a visit to National Rail Museum is a must. Tourists can see some of the royal trains like Prince of Wales Saloon, Maharaja of Mysore’s Saloon and Maharaja of Baroda’s Saloon. The interior of these trains is majestic and spells magic.
Visitors can also explore nearby attractions like India Gate, Birla Mandir, Qutub Minar, Old Fort, Humayun’s Tomb, Adventure Island (Adventure Park) and Lodi Gardens.

Road: Buses are the best way to reach National Rail Museum from nearby cities. Delhi State Transport buses are available that connects nearby cities to this museum. The road condition is extremely good.

Railway: Delhi Junction Railway Station (located about 17km.) is the nearest rail head to reach National Rail Museum. The station connects this museum to many major cities of the country like Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Kolkata and many more.

Airway: Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi (located about 11 km.) is the nearest airport to reach National Rail Museum. Delhi airport connects national and international cities to this rail museum.Tourists can take a cab from the airport to reach the museum.