Mysore Rail Museum: Ticket Price, Booking, Timings, Attractions, Toy Train Ride


The Indian Railways established the Mysore Rail Museum in 1979, making it the second museum of its kind after the National Railway Museum in Delhi. The museum houses a diverse collection of photographs and items showcasing different stages in the development of Indian railways, along with a captivating display of locomotives. The exhibits were initially housed at Mysore Palace before being relocated to their current location.

Mysore Railway Museum Highlights

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Spending Time

2-3 hrs

Entry Timings

10:00 AM - 5:30 PM


KRS Rd, Opp. CFTRI, Medar Block, Yadavagiri, Mysuru, Karnataka 570005

Mysore Railway Museum Timings 



Wednesday - Monday

10:00 am – 5:30 pm

Tuesday/ National Holiday


Mysore Railway Museum Ticket Price 

Tickets can be purchased at the counter. Do carry cash as they might not accept any other mode of payments. This Ticket includes one train ride inside the museum. 




Rs. 50


Rs. 20

Digital Camera

Rs. 500

What to do at Mysore Railway Museum

You can savor delicious meals at the restaurants and the railway cafe coach. Explore the history of railways and trains at "Hoysala House." Ensure you experience the toy train rides available at the museum. 

- Vintage locomotives, including the Chamundi Gallery with pictures and paintings showcasing railway growth.

- Sri Ranga Pavilion displays two royal coaches belonging to the Maharaja of Mysore, providing insight into royal travel.

- Explore Maharani's saloon carriage from 1899, equipped with a kitchen, dining car unit, and a royal toilet.

- Austin Railway Car, a 1925 model, was initially built for roads but later converted into a railcar, showcasing innovative repurposing.

- Some vintage locomotives are still in working condition, highlighting the museum's unique collection.

- The museum exhibits the very first steam engine built in India, signals, wooden pillars, doors, wired fences, and various artifacts representing different railway development phases.

- Displays include a hand-operated steam water pump from 1934, an 1885 hand-operated crane, lights, tickets, ticketing machines, signal signs, clocks, and photographs, providing a glimpse into railway history.

- A mini toy train, operating on battery, takes visitors for a ride around the museum grounds, particularly popular among children.

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Mysore Railway Museum Attractions


ES 506 4-6-2 locomotive

Austin Railway Car, built from 1925 Austin model

YP #2511 made by Telco in 1963

Two royal coaches of the Maharajas of Mysore, Wodeyar kings

Maharani's Saloon carriage with a dining car unit, kitchen, and royal toilet, dating back to 1899

W.G. Bagnall # 1625 built in 1900

North British Locomotive Co. in 1920 - Class E # 37244 4-4-4T from Surrey Iron Railway (SIR)

W.G. Bagnall in 1932 - Class TS/1 #37338 2-6-2T from Southern Railway (SR) for Mysore State Railways

Mysore Railway Museum FAQs

Q: What are the timings of Mysore Railway Museum?
A: Mysore Railway Museum is open from Wednesday to Monday, 10:00 am to 5:30 pm. It remains closed on Tuesdays and National Holidays.

Q: How much are the ticket prices for Mysore Railway Museum?
A: The ticket prices for Mysore Railway Museum are Rs. 50 for adults, Rs. 20 for children, and Rs. 500 for a digital camera. The ticket includes a train ride inside the museum.

Q: What is the address of Mysore Railway Museum?

A: Mysore Railway Museum is located at KRS Rd, Opp. CFTRI, Medar Block, Yadavagiri, Mysuru, Karnataka 570005.

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