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Opening Times





The museum is open every Friday & Sunday between 16th April- 29th Oct 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 16 / Mon 17April

Easter Eggausting, steam engines running & Craft demonstrations 

(Bank Holiday - Sun & Mon)

Sun30April Mon1 May

Stott steam engine running & Craft demonstrations 

(Bank Holiday - Mon)


Sun28Mon29 May

Diesel engines running & Craft demonstrations 


 Sat evening 17 June 4pm-9pm


 Open evening for 1000 Engine Rally visitors from Astle Park

Sun18 June

  Father’s day event - Steam engines running & Craft demos

Wed 28 June

Midsummer Mingle   open 2pm until 9pm

Sunday 23 July

Steam engines running & Craft demonstrations 




Sun 27 / Mon 28 Aug

Stott steam engine running & Craft demonstrations 

(Bank Holiday Sun & Mon)




Sunday 24 Sep

Steam engines running & Crafts demonstrations




Sat 28/Sun 29 Oct

Turn the Clocks Back (closing weekend)

Steam engines running & Craft demonstrations


Other dates and times for group visits by arrangement



Admission Charges 2017 




Senior Concession


Children 13 - 16 £2.50

Children under 12



Friends of the Museum


Group Visits

see group visit form


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