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Lovely little place for families to visit

It's great for families - I totally loved it and so did my kids...Its quite small - doable in about... read more

Reviewed July 3, 2018
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
A small but good collection of history of Indian rail

This is a suitable place for visiting with kids as most of the kids love to train. There are many... read more

Reviewed April 18, 2018
Sanjoy D
West Bengal, India
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Foreshore Road, Howrah 711 101, India
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Reviewed July 3, 2018

It's great for families - I totally loved it and so did my kids...Its quite small - doable in about 90 minutes to an hour, but very well maintained and gives a lot of information.

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Reviewed April 18, 2018

This is a suitable place for visiting with kids as most of the kids love to train. There are many model of steam engines, which may be new thing for present generation kids. One steam locomotives, which originally belonged to Pakistan railway is also there....More

Thank Sanjoy D
Reviewed March 23, 2018

It so happens that many a times people arrive at the station much early to catch a train. So, instead of wasting time on the platform, it is worthwhile to pay a quick visit to the Rail museum (Thursday closed) which very close (5 minutes...More

1  Thank SuranjanC7
Reviewed February 24, 2018

Every Kid loves train it can be considered the best places to see the steam locomotives & modern Locomotives specially for those who have not seen a steam locomotive..

1  Thank Ishan A
Reviewed February 15, 2018

If you like trains, this is the place to visit in Kolkata. Lots of old and modern loco's and rolling stock to view, a ride on a miniature railway. Good fun.

1  Thank chelgad55
Reviewed October 11, 2017

Must visit place for every person who want to know the history of Indian Rail, Situated just near by Howrah Railway station.

2  Thank Kaushik_Dwari
Reviewed June 20, 2017 via mobile

The museum is just adjacent to the howrah railway station towards new building. Not a very big or attractive one though, but it still has its unique stature. Steam driven broad gauge locomotives as well as narrow gauge ones are both on display. They have...More

Thank stantp1916
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

It is very nice place for children to gather knowledge. Can bring your childs here to let the know about trains...

1  Thank Rakesh s
Reviewed April 9, 2017

I read the review on Tripadvisor and visited the place. It was well maintained and clean. The place is very small and will not take more than 15 minutes to cover the whole place. A few locomotives are on display. Overall it was worth the...More

1  Thank Akhil S
Reviewed March 13, 2017

enjoyed this visit a lot with a lot of important and mesmerizing info about the Indian Railways ,perfect for spending some quality time away from the hustle and bustle of the city with heritage locomotives giving you a feeling of royal travel .

1  Thank Partho R
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July 13, 2018|
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Response from Sanjoy D | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It is allowed.
November 25, 2017|
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Response from Sanjoy D | Reviewed this property |
No. But you can park just outside the rail nuseum.
August 3, 2017|
Response from Rajashree D |
Yes outside the museum..