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Railway Museum (ICF)

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Address: New Avadi Road | ICF Furnishing Division, Chennai (Madras) 600038, India
Phone Number: +91 90031 41003
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10:00 - 19:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description:

· A Technical Gallery for Rail Components

· An Art Gallery

· Gallery for...

· A Technical Gallery for Rail Components

· An Art Gallery

· Gallery for Scale Models

· Heritage Photo Gallery

· Live Heritage Rolling Stock Exhibits

· A Three Tier Working Scale Model of Trains

· One Audio-Visual Hall

· Toy Train to the Visitors to Move Around the Museum

Premises:

· Children Parks

· Food Court

Holidays:

· Weekly Mondays and All National holidays.

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One of the best but not so well maintained museum

I have visited this place after checking the reviews & indeed if you have young kids this is a must visit place. entry fee is 40 adult & 25 kids..you can take outside food & enjoy... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Chennai (Madras), India
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It was better than expected but my 3/yr daughter enjoyed the Children park more than train history I should have known that this might not interest her.

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Thank Amit S
Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited this place after checking the reviews & indeed if you have young kids this is a must visit place. entry fee is 40 adult & 25 kids..you can take outside food & enjoy picnic also here...you can spend 2~3 hrs here easily...it has a toy train ride also...fare included in tickets..

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Thank travelingyogii
Surat, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I really love machinery so you can absolutely trust my review on this, this is a very informative place if you want to learn about Indian railways or want to have know the historic locomotives used by them. They give you all the technical aspect of Indian railways from bolt to the head.

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Thank singhrohan07
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the location on Sunday morning along with my family and kids, The place is very well maintained. On entry they provided tea /snacks to all (included in ticket). A video show was arranged for all visitor to explain the upcoming evolution in Indian Railways ( Bio toilet, High speed trains). Display of Steam engines and many more. Most important... More 

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oslo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are one of those Heritage enthusiast or some one who loves unconventional spots or has active kids in the family or simply want to spend your valuable time doing nothing, this is the place to be. Located in the calm & serene corners of ICF, its not very easy to miss. There is ample space to park your... More 

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Thank vingori
Vadodara, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

A perfect knowledge gateway fro kids,The museum walks you through the glorious past,challenging presents and all developments that have taken place in the railway system over the years.Admire the tiny models of coaches,boggies and tracks and other part of the train here.

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1 Thank khan25kareena
Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Railway museum in chennai, very few people know about this awesome place, a hidden gem. very well maintained, cheap entry tickets and an opportunity for the kid in you to explore Engines as if you are the driver. It is also a favourite place for my kids too. The photo gallery is very useful to know about the history. The... More 

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1 Thank Ganesh K
Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

With a kid at home we often explore what might excite the little brain and give him/her an experience worth remembering. one such trip was to the Integral coach factory, Chennai. I actually am running short of words to express how amazed I was at all the displays and things that were present there. How it had evolved over all... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Lovely place to visit and feel the old days transport. It is so good to know more about our railways.

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Thank kutyfencer
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

The rail museum houses some of the vintage stuff which heritage buffs will really enjoy. You have 3 places - a hall at the entrance which houses a collection of photographs, the outdoor gallery with a toy train and a indoor gallery housing a Chennai rail working model and various heritage collections. It is maintained beautifully and many stuffs are... More 

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