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New Hall is now open!

We are 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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Black Five Cab access

Get a driver’s-eye view from the cab of one of our most spectacular locomotives.

Climb aboard LMS Black 5 No. 5000 where our knowledgeable guide will tell you all about how a steam locomotive works and what life was like for the footplate crew.

Pre-booking is required.

You can see a visual story of the cab access experience on our cab access page for general museum visitors.

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