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Our museum reopens on Wednesday 19 May. Find out more on the Visit page


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Our museum reopens on Wednesday 19 May

Museum Overview

About Us

Shildon DL4 2RE

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Our Location

Get up close to incredible engineering feats in Shildon—the world's first railway town

Our Exhibitions

Reopening on Wednesday 19 May

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Opening Times

Free entry—donations welcome

Supported by Durham County Council

Railway Heroes

A new online exhibition showcasing interviews with railway workers who gave back to their communities—and country—during the COVID-19 pandemic

Part of the Science Museum Group