Located on Princess Road (opposite the main gate of CFTRI), it was started in 1979 due to the efforts of PM Joseph. This museum exhibits graphics presenting the growth of Indian railways, photos and paintings. In the Sriranga Mantapa section of the museum, are displayed the royal train compartment which was being used by the Kings and Queens of Mysore, a pillar from the Old Srirangapatna railway station and a wired fence which was being used in the bygone era. Few old steam locomotives are also on display here.
The Railway Museum at Mysore, India is an outdoor exhibit of vintage locomotives. It was setup in 1979 by Indian Railways and is the second such museum after the National Railway Museum in Delhi. The museum is situated opposite the Central Food Technology and Research Institute on Krishnaraja Sagar road. In addition to the locomotives it has a gallery of photographs and paintings depicting the growth of railways in India. Railway signals and lights are also displayed. The museum also has a battery-operated mini-train for children which makes a small ride in the grounds of the museum.
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Opened days and hoursTimings : 10.00 am – 01.00 pm 03.00 pm – 05.00 pm, Mondays.Closed