Please note during the Shed Bash event (23-31 July) be no free public parking at the museum. Park & Ride services will be available from Hardwick Park (TS21 2DN) and Bishop Auckland college (DL14 6JZ) at a charge of £3 per person. See this page for more details. We are open until 6pm during this event.
Visit NRM ShildonLocomotion
Locomotion - The National Railway Museum at Shildon,
Dale Road Industrial Estate
10am - 4pm in winter (October-March)
10am - 5pm in summer (28 March -October)
Closed 24-26 Dec and 1 Jan
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For enquiries about school visits and education activities, or to make a booking, call 01904 685786.
What's on at ShildonLocomotion
Shildon Shed Bash
Inspired by famous "Shed Bashes" of the 1950s and 1960s, Flying Scotsman will be joined by some special guests for this free event at Locomotion Shildon.
Modelling event with layouts, trade stands, and steam train rides!
Train ride experiences
We operate our onsite passenger service at scheduled dates throughout the year.