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Chennai Rail Museum

New Avadi Road | ICF Furnishing Division, Chennai (Madras) 600038, India
+91 90031 41003
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Its 10km from chennai central and near to icf punishing unit .2km from villivakam.one can get... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Gopigsr
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Very good place.

Me and my 6 year old daughter is fond of steam locomotive. Here they conserved old steam loco... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
dostbhaskar
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Bharuch, 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
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  • Very good44%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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New Avadi Road | ICF Furnishing Division, Chennai (Madras) 600038, India
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+91 90031 41003
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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.

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Reviewed 3 days ago 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 6 days ago

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 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

Elders: A good place if you want to know about trains history. Kids: A place to spend a day and make them enjoy.

1  Thank Mohamedha R
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited with some local friends and their children and this place is wonderful. As an adult I was drawn to the collection of antique train cars and antiques associated with the rail way. The collections are beautiful and they reek of history. I've always...More

2  Thank James H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I like the place and it's cleanliness. Nice entertainment for small kids. Enjoy the small train journey. It has small tunnel also in the train journey. Pilot gives the feeling of original tunnel travel. Parents can enjoy seeing there kids enjoying in shadow.

1  Thank Rajkumar P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great for kids--lots & lots of old train cars throughout (which they can climb into/into), and several small playgrounds. Grounds are very well-maintained and clean; staff seems to take pride in their work--they were very happy to show our kids around and give them a...More

1  Thank KickingAroundInIndia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Must visit place for a train history lover. A hidden attraction in Chennai, located in the New Avadi Road . Excellent place to take your family for a half day tour.

1  Thank Deepa876
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Chennai Rail Museum is located at Villivakkam. It has a great collection of indian railway antiques as well as it explains the rich history of the ICF. The Museum was started to showcase the heritage of the Indian Railways. You can see a lot...More

1  Thank Dineshu86
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SaravananRamu
October 1, 2017|
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Response from Chakkravarthy M | Reviewed this property |
It is a listed holiday Sir. Pls try on this number 044 2620 1014.
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velliangiri2016
July 19, 2017|
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Response from Arun D | Property representative |
You can visit. Attractions Toy Train ride. Models in indoor gallery. You can enter coaches and locomotives
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velliangiri2016
July 19, 2017|
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Response from Arun D | Property representative |
1000 hours to 1800 hours. Monday holiday
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