The National Rail Museum
Train enthusiasts for sure would like the National Rail Museum that is located in Chanakyapuri, New Delhi. Apart from enjoying the history of these trains, (one can also) enjoy a ride on the toy train at the National Rail Museum.
The museum is dedicated to the the rail heritage in India. It is spread over 10 acres of land and displays some of the awe-inspiring exhibits. The toy train ride is the best attraction of the museum. Another popular attraction is ‘Fairy Queen’ the oldest operational steam locomotive which was built in 1855.
Address : Shanti Path, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, Delhi 110021
Children's Park at India Gate
Delhi's famous landmark, India Gate, is a well known war memorial that was built in memory of the Indian soldiers who fought in World War I. What you may not know is that there's a fantastic 10 acre Children's Park nearby. It was renovated in 2002, and now offers an assortment of games, play equipment, library, musical fountain, theater, and amphitheater. The whole area is beautifully illuminated at sunset.
Address : Rajpath, near Connaught Place, New Delhi.
National Science Museum
Another very popular attraction amongst Kids is the National Science Museum. It was established in the year 1992 and is a part of National Council of Science Museums. In a survey it was found that 65% of the visitors that come to National Science Museum are students and Kids. The center comprises of six permanent halls full of interesting exhibits.
The well-known centre covers science and technology heritage, human biology, fun science, the information revolution, prehistoric life, and emerging technologies.
Address : Near Gate 1, Bhairon Road, Pragati Maidan. Delhi
Old Fort (Purana Quila)
The Red Fort is definitely more famous, but the Old Fort is more interesting. The fort was built to protect the city and has a two kilometer long wall. It feels a lot like a castle, complete with moat. A high tech sound and light show is held on the premises every evening. There's also a lake next to the Old Fort where the kids can go paddle boating.
Address : Mathura Road, New Delhi, Delhi 110003
The Delhi Haat is a colorful place to give a dose of Indian culture to your kids. The place has stalls of handicrafts and foods of different states in India.
Address : Sri Aurobindo Marg, Laxmi Bai Nagar, New Delhi, Delhi 110023
Garden of Five Senses at Said-ul-ajab
The Garden of Five Senses is another very interesting tourist destion in Delhi designed keeping children in mind. The garden has many unique features which makes it unique as compared to other parks in the city. It in-houses toy solar cars, solar powered buses, a cultural venue and various other jaw-dropping exhibits.
Address : Near Saket Metro Station, Mehrauli-Badarpur Road, Saiyad ul Ajaib, Freedom Fighter Vihar, Sainik Farm, New Delhi, Delhi 110044
The Nehru Planetarium located near Teen Murti Houseis a very interesting place for kids. It in-houses various artifacts from India’s adventures with space travel. It constantly keep on improvising and innovating programmes for its visitors.The main attraction of the Planetarium is Soyuz T-10 which carried India’s first cosmonaut Rakesh Sharma to space, along with his space suit and mission journal.
Address : Teen Murti Bhavan, Teen Murti Marg Area, New Delhi, Delhi 110011
National Zoological Park
The National Zoological Park (earlier known as Delhi Zoo) is the prime wildlife attraction in Delhi. The park is spread over an area of 176 acres and is located between Purana Qila and Humayun’s Tomb. Kids will enjoy watching Tigers, Leopards, Bears, Foxes, Monkeys, Deer, Antelope and many species of birds.
Address : Mathura Rd, New Delhi, Delhi 110003
Appu Ghar at New Delhi is India’s first Amusement park. The park was inaugurated on 19 November 1984 by Rajiv Gandhi. Appu Ghar inhouses various rides and a water park. It is spread over an area of 18 acres located adjacent to Pragati Maidan. The park is a craze amongst kids in India. Each year Appu Ghar entertains about 1.4 million visitors from all parts of the world.
Address : Entertainment City, Building No. 101A,
Plot No. A-2, Sector 38A,
Noida — 201301