Family activities

Our award-winning Museum – based in one of the world's oldest railway towns – has something for everyone.

October half term 2014

October half term at Locomotion Shildon

Railway Children

Arts and crafts activities and guest locomotive from the film.

What's on at NRM ShildonLocomotion

Always a great day out

Learn more about our railway heritage through fun interactive displays – plus more than 70 heritage rail vehicles on show.

Make the most of Co Durham

No matter what time of year you visit County Durham, you'll always find a wide selection of events to entertain you.

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Outdoor play area

Your young ones will love letting off steam in our railway-themed outdoor play area.

Children’s Birthday Parties

Hop on board and celebrate your birthday with a super party package at Locomotion.

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