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Opening Times





The museum is open every Friday & Sunday between 21st April- 27th October the number of engines running may vary depending which volunteers are available. If no engines are running a reduced entry fee may be applied.

The normal opening times are 10.00am until 4.00pm. Last addmission 3.30

The following are our "special event" dates when many of our engines will be running.




Sun 21 / Mon 22 April

Easter Opening 

(Bank Holiday - Sun & Mon)

Sun 5 / Mon 6 May

Stott steam engine running & Craft demonstrations 

(Bank Holiday - Sun & Mon)

Sun 26 / 27 May

Steam engines running & Craft demos


 Sat evening 15 June 4pm-9pm


 Open evening for 1000 Engine Rally visitors from Astle Park

Sun 16 June

Father’s day event - Steam engines running & Craft demos

Wed 26 June

Midsummer Mingle   open 2pm until 9pm 

Sunday 21 July

Steam engines running & Craft demonstrations 




Sun 25 / Mon 25 Aug

Stott steam engine running & Craft demonstrations 

(Bank Holiday Sun & Mon)




Sunday 22 Sep

Steam engines running & Crafts demonstrations




Sat 26 / Sun 27 Oct

Turn the Clocks Back (closing weekend)

Steam engines running & Craft demonstrations





Other dates and times for group visits by arrangement



Admission Charges 2018 


Adult - Standard open days


Adult - Special event days


Childeren 13 -16 - all days


Children under 13
NB Maximum of 3 children per adult for safety



Friends of the Museum


Group Visits

see group visit form


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