Timings : 10:30 AM and 07:30 PM
Time Required : 3-4 hours
Entry Fee : Entry - INR 10/- per person; Toy Train Ride -INR 10/- per person
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The Rail Museum is located in Howrah, Kolkata. It is considered as the second rail museum to be constructed after National Rail Museum, Delhi. The museum has evolved into a famous tourist destination in Kolkata. There is a vivid collection of preserved old and rare steam engines, electric locomotives, tracks and signals. These are a perfect medium to showcase the evolution of the railways in India. Tourists visit here to explore the history of Indian Railways as well as to enjoy their time with family and friends.
The Howrah Rail Museum is located very close to Howrah railway station. The museum is the second one ever to be constructed after the National Rail Museum, Delhi. It consists of handmade replicas of various trains, locomotives and engines. The museum also consists of preserved old and rare steam engines, electric locomotives, tracks and signals. There is a miniature of Howrah Railway Station inside the museum. People also visit here to ride on the famous toy train which is located near the museum. The museum provides an enriching as well as an informative experience to its visitors and hence has developed as a famous tourist destination. The museum has a notable contribution to the development of the tourism industry in Kolkata.