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From pre-mechanised palanquins to heavy trucks and spanning all the way from vintage vehicle advertisements to classic 1924 Ford-vehicles, every wall, every floor, every single display in the Heritage Transport Museum, Gurgaon has a different story to tell. Indian heritage-on-wheels is superbly displayed to help one explore, understand, admire and appreciate the known and unknown facts of India's tryst with its roads.

 

From pre-mechanised palanquins to heavy trucks and spanning all the way from vintage vehicle advertisements to classic 1924 Ford-vehicles, every wall, every floor, every single display in the Heritage Transport Museum, Gurgaon has a different story to tell. Indian heritage-on-wheels is superbly displayed to help one explore, understand, admire and appreciate the known and unknown facts of India's tryst with its roads.

The museum is a mellifluous saga beginning with the invention of the wheel, followed by a step-by step advancement through howdahs, bullock-carts, horse-carriages, bicycles, mopeds, scooters, phat-phat, boats to over 75 vintage and classic cars to trucks, buses, vans and popular models of locomotives. Suspended mid-air in the galley is a 1940s Piper J3C Cub aircraft with its signature chrome yellow. A section showcasing wooden and tin toys, pedi-cycles long with two art galleries depicting tribal and contemporary art-forms can be seen within its premises as well. This unique museum, spanning an area of 90,000square feet is the brainchild of vintage car collector, Tarun Thakral.

An amazing experience in the Heritage Transport Museum awaits you. Few fascinating facts about the place:

  • It sprawls across four-levels and the total cost amounted to Rs.15crore.
  • A restaurant within the museum appeases your taste buds.
  • Entry Fee: Adults: Rs.300
Children: Rs.150
Entry is free for children below three years and disabled persons.
  • Timings: 10:00 a.m. to 07:00 p.m.
  • Telephone numbers: +91 9991477002, 9991487002
  • Website: www.heritagetransportmuseum.org



 

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Quick Info

  • Attractions

    DLF city, Malls
  • Altitude

    233 metres
  • STD Code

    0124
  • Best Season

    None
  • State/Code

    /122001
  • LANGUAGES

    Haryanvi, Hindi and English