Railway Museum Mysore

Railway Museum Mysore

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Railway Museum Mysore is located on the Krishnaraja Sagar Road in Mysore. Edit

Detail InformationEdit

The Railway Museum of Mysore is an interesting place to know about the spectacular journey of the railways in India spanning a period of more than 150 years. The museum displays ancient steam locomotives, carriages, special purpose vehicles, wagons, telecommunication equipment and several other things related to the operation of the railways through the ages. The Railway Museum of Mysore preserves and presents a slice of the history of Indian Railways. The museum has a fascinating collection of several ancient steam locomotives and carriages. A rare collection of royal carriages belonging to the erstwhile Mysore rulers, the Wodeyar Kings, is one of the high points of the museum. Visitors can have a look at two of the royal coaches used by the kings of the former Mysore Kingdom. They offer an idea about the grand nature in which the royalty of our country travelled in those days. Occupying a place of pride inside the museum is the first steam engine built in India. A major attraction of the Railway Museum at Mysore is the Maharani’s Saloon.

Railway Museum Mysore, Mysore

Railway Museum Mysore, Mysore

HistoryEdit

The Railway Museum was established in the year 1979 under the supervision of Indian Railways. The Mysore Railway Museum is the second such museum in the country after the National Railway Museum in Delhi. The museum is famous for being the only place in the country that houses an outdoor exhibit of vintage locomotives.

Must SeeEdit

Attraction

Visiting TimeEdit

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM.
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Closed OnEdit

Monday

Best Season to VisitEdit

September to March.

Best Time To VisitEdit

Morning, Afternoon, Evening.

Time Required for SightseeingEdit

2 to 3 hours.

Ticket Required : Yes Edit

Individual National Adult Rs. : Rs.10.00

Kids Rs. : Rs 5.00.

Individual Foreigner Adult Rs. : N.A.

Kids Rs. : N.A.

Still Photo Camera Rs. : N.A.

Video Camera Rs. : N.A.

Guide Required : No Edit

Approximate cost: N.A.

Dress Code (If Any) : No Edit

Dress Require: N.A.

Restaurants NearbyAdd / Edit

  • Mysore Memories ;  Kings Kourt Hotel, 1294/B, Jhansi Laxmibai Road, Mysore. ; Ph/M –  N.A. ; Food Serve –  N.A.

How to ReachEdit

Taxi : Mysore is well connected by a road network and national highways. The tourist can reach to Mysore by taxi. The normal Indian taxi charges of Rupees 8 to 20 will be charged for each km.

Bus : There is an excellent bus service provided by Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation. Vanities of tourist buses are available from Bangalore to Mysore and fare is about Rs 4 to 5 per km.

Train : Mysore railway station is connected to Bangalore, which is 140 km away. Bangalore is well connected to all the other cities in India. Direct trains are also available from Mumbai (Ajmer Ex), Delhi (Swarna Jayanti Ex), Kolkata (Howrah-Mysore Ex) and many other cities from all parts of the country. Mysore railway station- 0821-2521751.

Air : Mysore has a small domestic airport which is connected only to Bangalore. Bangalore is also the nearest international airport which is at a distance of 140 km away from Mysore. There are regular flights to Bangalore from all the major cities in India. Bangalore is connected to many international cities as well. Taxi services are available from Bangalore to Mysore which costs about Rs 4,000 for a round trip. Mandakalli Airport (Mysore Airport): 0821 259 6802.

Others : Tongas are horse driven carts that are also means of transport in Mysore. They will take you around the city but at slow and steady pace. If you want a close look at the city and catch some rare sights that you would not otherwise see then you could try this mode of transport.

Things to CarryEdit

  • Camera, Plenty of water.

Safety / WarningEdit

  • Before purchasing any product confirm the price form local people.

HelplineEdit

  • Police : 100.
  • Fire : 101.
  • Ambulance :102.

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