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Investigate the effects of forces on your everyday lives and learn how engineers conquer them in fun hands-on activities and opportunities to meet real engineers.

Future Engineers makes its debut at Locomotion this February half term,

There'll be excitement and engineering all over the museum, with activities exploring the theme of Forces in ways that will intrigue young minds.

Make sure you keep a day free in the half term for a visit. Here are the highlights:

Pop-up Science: Pressure

What do camels, chickens, snakes and blobfish have to do with the railways? Come along to find out.

Pressure Zone

Forces are all around us. Experience them for yourself in our hands-on activities and challenges.

Engineer Like Me

Discover what it takes to be an engineer in this fun game show. Places are limited, please call 01904 685780 to book your free tickets.

Maglev and Magnets

Join our Explainers to find out how trains can be moved by the power of magnets.

Engineering Is Everywhere

Slow the pace down a little with a visit to our living room, where you'll find objects with force-defying designs.

Engineering Hub

Meet real engineers and chat to them about their working lives.

Forces Trail

Explore our collection of historic rail vehicles to see how engineers have tackled forces in the past.

Train rides

Feel the force of diesel power on a ride hauled by our diesel shunter. See our Train Rides page for dates and more info.

Future Engineers is brought to you by Angel Trains, Eversholt UK Rails Group, Network Rail and Porterbrook.


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