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Lates: The Golden Age

Enjoy some 1920s- and 1930s-themed fun in our Heritage Open Days evening event.

Come along after-hours for a museum experience with a difference as we celebrate a period of great innovation on the railways.

Heritage Zone

Learn more about the vehicles in our collection with connections to the 1920s and 1930s golden age of rail.

Photo Booth Zone

Use our 1920s/1930s props and costumes to create themed selfies.

Carnival Zone

Have a go at our fun fairground-style games and activities.

Film/Music Zone

Check out our railway-related playlists.

Food Zone

Enjoy refreshments with a 1920s/1930s theme.


New Wave is a project by Heritage Open Days, which is coordinated nationally by the National Trust and supported by players of People’s Postcode Lottery.

The header image on this page is inspired by a 1920s railway poster from our collection. Head over to SSPL Prints to buy the original poster and browse a vast library of vintage posters and stunning railway images.

Scheduled dates

Part of the Science Museum Group