National Children's Museum, New Delhi

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The National Rail Museum is a museum in Chanakyapuri, New Delhi which focuses on the rail heritage of India it opened on the 1 February 1977. It is located in over 10acre of land with both indoor and outdoor exhibits. A toy train offers rides around that site on regular days.Museum remains open from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm (Last entry 4.30 pm, last 1:8 toy train and joy train round at 4:45pm) Tuesday to Sunday. Museum remains closed on every Monday and National Holidays. Apart from vast outdoor and state of the art Indoor Gallery. It is now equipped with 1:8 scale train, Diesel simulator, Steam Simulator, Coach Simulator and many more.
The idea for a transport museum was initially thought of in 1962. However, it first took concrete shape in 1970, under the advisory of Michael Graham Satow, a rail enthusiast. On 7 October 1971, the foundation stone was laid by then President V. V. Giri at the present site in Chanakyapuri, New Delhi. The museum was inaugurated as the Rail Transport Museum on 1 February 1977 by Kamalapati Tripathi, the Minister for Railways. Its name was later changed to National Rail Museum in 1995. idea which are implemented was the great desction which given by the great day https://www.google.co.in/search?q=the+great+india&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwj979zSg-HVAhXM6Y8KHZheDUMQ_AUICigB&biw=1360&bih=662
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  • Visited with young children, no activities for casual visitors. Aquarium tired. Rude staff. Park equipment broken. Only thing is toy train  more »
  • Went there by accident, unplanned but found it to be good to learn and appreciate. Publicly is low so is motivation of staff.  more »
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