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Opening Times





The museum is open every Friday & Sunday between 1st April- 28th 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 1 / Mon 2 April

Easter Opening 

(Bank Holiday - Sun & Mon)

Sun 6 / Mon 7 May

Stott steam engine running & Craft demonstrations 

(Bank Holiday - Mon)

Diesel engines running & Craft demonstrations 


 Sat evening 16 June 4pm-9pm


 Open evening for 1000 Engine Rally visitors from Astle Park

Sun 17 June

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

Sat 23 / Sun 24 June

 Gardner 150th Celebration

Wed 27 June

Midsummer Mingle   open 2pm until 9pm

Sunday 22 July

Steam engines running & Craft demonstrations 




Sun 26 / Mon 27 Aug

Stott steam engine running & Craft demonstrations 

(Bank Holiday Sun & Mon)




Sunday 23 Sep

Steam engines running & Crafts demonstrations




Sat 27 / Sun 28 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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