Timings: 9.30am – 5.30pm
Scientific thought and its creation is the common and shared heritage of mankind. The Railway Heritage Centre is a railway museum–cum–heritage centre for rail exhibits shares the heritage of trichy. The museum which is a part of erstwhile South Indian Railway’s has both indoor and outdoor exhibits. Some of the indoor exhibits includes, old documents and digital archives (rare photographs, maps, gazettes, railway manuals and books used during the British Raj) and epoch artefacts (old lamps used at stations made up of “China glass”, clocks, bells, staff badges, etc., The outdoor exhibits include a couple a vintage locomotive engines and a functional toy train. The museum boasts of rare items that were used during the pre-independence era by the railways when Trichy functioned as the head office of the erstwhile South Indian Railway.