Venue hire at NRM Shildon

Your ticket to a spectacular event

The modern surroundings of Locomotion: The National Railway Museum at Shildon are sure to impress all who visit, whether for a daytime conference or an evening event


Locomotion: The National Railway Museum at Shildon has three meeting rooms available for hire.

The NcNay Room (up to 50 delegates) and the Stobbart Room (up to 10 people) are situated in the Welcome Building. Originally built as a Sunday School in the 1800s, Welcome now houses the original Sans Pareil built by Timothy Hackworth.

The Hackworth Room (up to 50 delegates), is situated in the modern Collection Building, and outside the museum provides a dramatic backdrop for delegates to enjoy.

The Collection Building itself – which houses more than 60 vehicles, including locomotives such as the prototype Deltic and Sir Nigel Gresley's Green Arrow – is a fabulous setting for any evening event for up to 350 guests.

Contact us

For more information on corporate hire at Locomotion: The National Railway Museum at Shildon, please contact our events team on 01388 771445 or email

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