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Head of Steam - Darlington Railway Museum

Darlington, County Durham, DL3 6ST


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Address: Head of Steam – Darlington Railway Museum, Station Road, Darlington, County Durham, DL3 6ST
Phone Number: 01325 460532
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Head of Steam – Darlington Railway Museum is a museum about the history of the railways in the North East in Darlington in County Durham.

This indoor attraction is sited in three historic Stockton & Darlington railway buildings dating from the early 1800s. There are historic locomotives to see including “Locomotion No. 1” designed by Robert Stephenson which was used on the first day the Stockton and Darlington Railway opened. Amongst the other exhibits are model railway displays, railway memorablia, uniforms, a restored Victorian station’s toilets and a restored ticket office. Exhibit topics cover the times before the railways, the open day, the expansion of the railways, the decline and model railways.

  • Free car parking.
  • Shop selling souvenirs.
  • Reception sells hot and cold drinks and crisps and biscuits.
  • Outdoor picnic area.

Opening Times:

  • 1st April to 30th September: Tuesday to Sunday: 10am - 4pm
  • 1st October to 31st March: Wednesday to Sunday : 11am - 3:30pm
  • Open on Bank Holiday Mondays (not including Christmas day, Boxing Day or New Year’s Day).

Ticket Prices:

  • Adult - £4.95
  • Concessions - £3.75
  • Children (6 to 16 years) - £3.00
  • 5 years and under - Free
  • Family Pass (2 adults and up to 4 children) - £10.00

Prices and opening hours correct as at May 2020.

Before you start your journey to Head of Steam - Darlington Railway Museum for your day out, we recommend that you check their website or contact them to confirm opening times and admission prices.

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