Delhi Metro since its maiden voyage has changed the way we travel in Delhi. Delhi Metro has gone on to become the backbone of the city and if you are curious about the journey of the metro, from its inception to latest achievements, head out to the Metro Museum. South Asia’s first modern metro museum, Delhi Metro Museum at Patel Chowk metro station exhibits all the details you need to know about the Delhi Metro. Ranging from machinery used to all the technical advancements, the Metro Museum exhibits all. You can see how the project started in 1995 and you can catch the glimpse of first Metro journey. If you are looking for a short tour of a museum in Delhi, Metro Museum is an ideal choice. Tourists and locals come here to get acquainted to the functioning and operations of such vast network.
One of the trendiest museums in Delhi, the Delhi Metro museum showcases all the hurdles the construction team had to overcome to provide the best public transport service in India. The miniature version of machines used to dig the tunnel is also on display. You can also read about the challenges of managing such a large network and how efficiently Delhi Metro ensures the smooth running of services. The famous museum of Delhi also narrates the story of constructing Delhi Metro’s deepest underground station of Chawri Bazar, which is the second deepest metro station in the world. An ideal place for kids to get acquainted with Metro history, the kid friendly museum of Delhi Metro will get your little one excited about his next metro journey after knowing all the information about the metro service. If you are plan a day sightseeing tour of Delhi, then Metro Museum should be on your list as it’s just a 5-minutes tour and it is within a metro station.
Major Highlights of the Museum
- Tunnel Boring machine
- A miniature version of metro operations
- Metro Museum gift shop where you can buy memorabilia
- Photographs of Metro’s maiden journey
Tuesday - Sunday 10 am to 4 pm.
No Entry Fee
Patel Chowk Metro Station
How to Reach
Patel Chowk metro station lies on the yellow line of the Delhi Metro. You can also interchange at Rajiv Chowk (Blue Line), Kashmiri Gate (Red Line and Violet Line) and Central Secretariat (Violet Line).