At a Glance :
Region : Karnataka state, Mysore
Founded In : 1979
Relevance : India's 1st regional museum
This museum of Karanataka is situated at Mysore City. This museum of Karanataka has huge importance because this is the 1st regional museum in the whole of India. Railway museum has been placed over K.R.S road; this place is the heart spot of this city. It is on the opposite side of the Central Food Technology Research & Training Institute. This museum was founded in the year 1979; Railway museum has given a reputed place to the priceless collection of Karanataka state's antiquities and also historical regional items. The structure shape of this museum is circular, it is also known as a Chamundi gallery. Definitely you will be surprised by watching the interesting perseverance of the ancient paintings, photographs, which presents the development story of the Indian Railway. Near this museum, there is the Sri Ranga Pavillion houses, which has 2 rich coaches. These rich coaches have been created by the Royal train's part of Mysore Maharaja. This structure showcases the bygone splendor's era. This Sri Ranga Pavilion adds in the beautiful construction which has been decorated through the wooden carved doors, pillars, balustrades that belongs to the ancient railway station called Srirangapatna.
There is saying that these work of carving belongs to Mysore's royal wooden palace, this structure was demolished in an accident of fire. Through the Maharajas, the saloon was used; at present this structure is Delhi's National Railway museum. The Rail museum of Mysore has saloon of Maharanis and also dining care & kitchen. This Maharani's saloon includes 8 wheels this was constructed in the Mysore Railway workshop, during the year 1899. Railway museum's one part showcases the different tiny items which are connected to Mysore State Railway; it has the telephone of Mysore city's Late Maharaja. The clock which is present on the Mysore Station Railwaywas manufactured in New York. This museum also displayes the model of steam engine this model is the working model and broadest bridge's model constructed over Hassan Mangalore highway projects. The outdoor portion of this museum displays the different coaches, locomotives and rail motor car. the prime attractive item of this Karnataka Railway museum is the mini train, which operates on battery; this item is special for small children.