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Chennai Rail Museum

New Avadi Road | ICF Furnishing Division, Chennai (Madras) 600038, India
+91 90031 41003
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Tribute to Gandhiji, well maintained

The Gandhi Statue is a Tribute to the Father of the Nation. The statue is located near the marina... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bengaluru, India
Good place

It is a good place with lot of old items and the place is very good and l.see lot of old monuments... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Abhilash K
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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
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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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“toy train ride” (11 reviews)
“indian railways” (19 reviews)
“joy ride” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
New Avadi Road | ICF Furnishing Division, Chennai (Madras) 600038, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Gandhi Statue is a Tribute to the Father of the Nation. The statue is located near the marina beach at the four road junction. The statue is maintained well and it is designed in a very good manner. Many statues are seen near by.

Thank worldwomantourist
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a good place with lot of old items and the place is very good and l.see lot of old monuments there

Thank Abhilash K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A must go place for every railfan. The art gallery has nice creative thinking paintings. The ride in toy train was a memorable experience. There were several working models also along with scaled models of different types of locomotives and coaches. The overall experience was...More

Thank Geet A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the place in the last week of October. The museum has been renovated quite recently. Few jobs are yet to be finished. Despite a rainy day, the authorities tried their best to satisfy visitors. There is art gallery attached to the museum. Old collection...More

Thank Jogendra B
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

It is a great place to learn about icf and history of Indian railways. Mechanical students can learn a a lot here. It is a great place to bring your children too. They will definitely enjoy it to their fullest. There is a small food...More

1  Thank hareesha1
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Excellent museum, great for kids Had gone here with family including my 3 year old toddler and it was a memorable trip. - A whole variety of trains and engines to get inside and explore - Play areas for kids - Toy train ride -...More

1  Thank Ganzee
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Its 10km from chennai central and near to icf punishing unit .2km from villivakam.one can get knowledge about icf coaches .in museam has a toy train ride , lot of old coachesand engines of both bg &mg.

1  Thank Gopigsr
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Me and my 6 year old daughter is fond of steam locomotive. Here they conserved old steam loco ( broad gauge) which you can touch and clime to drivers cabin. We had a real good time there. Unfortunately model demos were not operative that time....More

1  Thank dostbhaskar
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We took the senior citizens of our community on an excursion to the Railway Museum at ICF headquarters in Perambur and it is easily accessible from Anna Nagar. There were many old bogies on display and we were able to see a very old "salon"...More

1  Thank zmistry
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

A good effort by Rail Authority as well as supportive attitude of staff. My suggestion to add more heritage in the museum. New generation can learn a lot.

1  Thank kotwalvijay
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Questions & Answers
8 December 2017|
Response from Arun D | Property representative |
On Monday, the Chennai Rail Museum opens for schools that book a field trip in advance.
7 December 2017|
Response from Akila P | Reviewed this property |
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
1 October 2017|
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Response from Arun D | Property representative |
We do open on National Holidays. We were working on October 2nd . You can always check on the mobile number 9003141003 also whether the museum will be open on National Holidays. Regards Arun Devraj