The museum has a fascinating and exotic collection of over 100 real size exhibits of Indian Railways. Static and working models, signaling equipments, antique furnitures, historical photographs and related literature etc. are displayed in the museum.
The museum had an extensive collection of films on wildlife, ecology, conservation and the environment in general, as well as rare biological specimens, including herpetological specimens, dinosaur fossils and mounted animals.
The collections of the National Museum covers nearly all the departments. It represents almost all disciplines of art: Archaeology, Arms, Armour, Decorative Arts, Central Asian Antiquities, Anthropology, Pre-Columbian American and Western Art Collections.