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See highlights of the national collection of railway vehicles in Shildon, County Durham—the world's first railway town. From November 22 you'll also find a special temporary exhibition featuring Tim Peake's spacecraft and a state-of-the-art virtual reality experience.

Soyuz TMA-19M

Tim Peake’s Spacecraft

Get up close to this historic piece of engineering, which brought the astronaut back to Earth from the ISS

See and do

Locomotion is a great day out for families and railway enthusiasts alike—what will you get up to on yours?

Visit us

Plan a visit to our magnificent museum, with legendary locomotives, historic buildings and free entry