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You no longer need to pre-book your museum admission, except for selected events.

Schools and groups can book free tickets here.

Please note the museum will be closed on 6–8, 13–15 and 20–22 March for vehicle moves.

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Cab access

Get a driver’s eye view from the cab of one of our 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.

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

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