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Hooda to inaugurate heritage transport museum today

chandigarh Updated: Dec 06, 2013 18:37 IST
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Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda will inaugurate the country's first heritage transport museum near Fatehpur village on Toru-Bilaspur road in district Mewat on Saturday.

An official release stated that the museum had been constructed by the heritage transportation trust at a cost of nearly `12-crore, the half of which had been contributed by the union ministry of culture.

An official release said this museum would be opened to common people from December 8 onwards.

The aim of setting up of this museum was to provide information to the younger generation about the modes of transportation used earlier. It added that constructed over an area of three acres, this museum had a large collection of coaches of trains, cars, bullock carts, horse driven carts, motor vehicles, three wheelers, motor cycles, cycles, boats, aircrafts, photos, wall clocks and their parts.

The release said the entry ticket for adults will be of Rs 300 and Rs 150 for children. Apart from this, entry for differently abled people and children below three years of age would be free.