Plan a visit
10am - 6pm
Closed 24, 25, 26 Dec
Dale Road Industrial Estate
Shildon, DL4 2RE
10am - 5pm during summer (28 March-October)
10am - 4pm in winter (October-April)
Closed 24-26 Dec and 1 Jan
What's on at York
In Fog and Falling Snow
The untold story of York's railway king - George Hudson - told by a cast of over 200. This extraordinary theatrical event will take you on a journey through the National Railway Museum after hours.
From Steam to Stage
Go behind the scenes of York Theatre Royal at the National Railway Museum this summer, from set modelling and design to exclusive backstage tours.
Why do children love trains so much? Our immersive and playful new exhibition explores childhood fascination with trains and railways.
What's on at ShildonLocomotion
Cradle of the Railways Tour
Discover Shildon's railway heritage by accessing our buildings at Locomotion.
Toy and Train Collectors Fair
Trade tables, collectable toys, including model railways plus much more!
Railway themed countryside walks
Come and join Durham County Council Countryside Service for a great selection of guided walks around local historic landscapes.