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Chennai Rail Museum

New Avadi Road | ICF Furnishing Division, Chennai (Madras) 600038, India
+91 90031 41003
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Hidden gem of chennai

Amazing place to visit in chennai, even most of the locals doesn't know this museum exists. Very... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
mani_kalai
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Kingswood, United Kingdom
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Rail Museum is worth a visit with children.

The Museum is being upgraded from time to time. It is an excellent pastime with children. We just... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
S R V
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Chennai (Madras), India
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Customer needs focused Railway Museum ·Toy Train to move the Visitors Around the Museum Live Demonstration of Operation of *Hand Brake in Nilgiri Mountain Railway coach, * lifting and lowering of wheel set on Hand Operated crane. *Semaphore Arm Signal in working condition, *Track changing by Operation of Point and Crossing Exhibits Steam *Fowler Steam Ploughing Engine(1905) * Crane (BG &MG) *X Class Locomotive *MG Goods locomotive(1909) *B Class Darjeeling Himalayan Loco(1917) Coaches *Inspection Carriages BG and NG *NG - Postal Van, Guard Van, First Class MG Nilgiri First Class, Nilgiri 2nd class Hand operated crane (1887) · An Art Gallery, air conditioned Four indoor gallery with LED back lit display pictures, miniature models · Clean Hygienic toilets Premises: · Three Children Parks · Food Court -Free paved parking -Wheel chair friendly -Garden with lush grass that you can sit on To be commissioned soon -Lactation room -Wheel chair friendly toilets
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good46%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“toy train ride” (21 reviews)
“indian railways” (23 reviews)
“train lovers” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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New Avadi Road | ICF Furnishing Division, Chennai (Madras) 600038, India
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Amazing place to visit in chennai, even most of the locals doesn't know this museum exists. Very well maintained museum with a wide range of collections from British era. The manager of the museum interacted well with us and shared a lot of information about...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Museum is being upgraded from time to time. It is an excellent pastime with children. We just loved it. It took us nearly two hours to see all the exhibits and the frozen frames of pictures.

1  Thank S R V
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All types of old coaches and engine are available. Also, lot of information about the history. Train ride is really enjoyable. Entry fees is just Rs 50 includes train ride.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Plenty of interesting information from this heritage museum about it's past and present state. reccomemded for children

Thank sanjaykumarkumar
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Situated in Villivakam near ICF. Entry fee is 50 Rs which is inclusive of 1Tea/Cofee and Fee for toy train ride. No need to pay a single rupee extra. This is very well maintained meuseum with art gallery, train galley , locomotive gallery. You can...More

2  Thank JayantMehta13
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

it is a rail museum available near Chennai. All types of old rail engine and coaches available here.

Thank Ajitku
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place to learn about indian railway.greatly history portrayed.even the people there are ready to guide and share the knowledge.

Thank avivani
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place offers a closer look to. The history of the railway. You will enjoy the place and have a close look to the historic past of railway, several ancient railway equipments are kept here

Thank movies H
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

The Toy Train Ride is a highlight of this place which the kids will just love and as adults you will get an opportunity to re-live your childhood days. Vast open Space, The Scrap Sculptures, The Paid Art gallery, and a lot of information regarding...More

4  Thank Manasa V
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

It was quiet good and worth amusing place though less crowded at mid day hours but very enjoyable and nice.

1  Thank Noorul Q
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On Monday, the Chennai Rail Museum opens for schools that book a field trip in advance.
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Icf furnishing division,new avadi road,villivakkam,chennai 38 ,timing 10am-6pm,phone-04426201014,public transit access:villivakkam railway station,icf bus stand, thirumangalam metro station
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