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Opening Times





The museum is open every Friday & Sunday between 12th April - 25th 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 12th / Mon 13th April

Easter Opening Weekend - Craft & Steam demonstrations 




Fri 8th / Sun 10th May

Craft & Steam demonstrations 




Sun 24th / Mon 25th May

Stott Engine Running & Craft demonstrations 




Sat 20th / Sat 21st June

International Museums on the Air - with Warrington Amateur Radio Club 




Sun 21st June

Fathers Day - Craft & Steamdemonstrations 




Wed 24th June

Mid-Summer Mingle & BBQ / Mirrlees Reunion and Friends Social 




Sun 19th July

Craft & Steam demonstrations 




Sun 30th / Mon 31st Aug

Stott steam engine running & Craft demonstrations 




Sun 20th September

Craft & Steam demonstrations 




Sat 24 / Sun 25 Oct

Closing Weekend - Turn the Clocks Back

Craft & Steam demonstrations




Sun 3rd January

New Year in Steam (Weather permitting) 








Other dates and times for group visits by arrangement



Admission Charges 2020 


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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