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Locomotion will be closed on Thursday 23 May. New Hall opens on Friday 24 May.

From 24 May we will be open 7 days a week (except 24–26 December). See the Visit page for more info.

If you're a school or a group, book your free tickets here.

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New Hall

Opens 24 May | Discover the story of Shildon in our brand-new building housing 47 vehicles

Museum Overview

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Locomotion
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

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Opening Times

Free entry—donations welcome

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