Museums

Gandhi Smriti

This poignant memorial in the Old Birla House is where Mahatma Gandhi was shot dead by a Hindu zealot on 30 January 1948, after campaigning against intercommunal violence. Concrete footsteps lead to the spot where Gandhi died, marked by a small pavilion. The adjacent house, where the Mahatma spent his last 144 days, contains rooms preserved as

National Rail Museum

The National Railway Museum was set up in Feb 1977. It is situated at Chanakyapuri, New Delhi & spread over 10 acres of land, which focuses on the rail heritage of India. The museum has a wide and varied collection of rare and antique steam locomotives, carriages, saloons and other railway artifacts. It has both live exhibits (75) as well as