Rocks By Rail The Living Ironstone Museum, Cottesmore

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  • August 18, 2017
    Found it by accident Probably best to arrive on an event day as the volunteers are limited on other open days, or take a picnic. Volunteers friendly and enthusiastic and full of infomation about the m...  more »
  • August 6, 2017
    This is a great little museum run by friendly and passionate volunteers! It ISN'T a steam railway, it's a museum looking at ironstone extraction. You may think that this would be less interesting but ...  more »
  • July 3, 2017
    We stumbled upon this museum located just outside Cottesmore, having not seen any advertising relating to it. Very few visitors meant parking and access was easy. They happened to be running the month...  more »
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  • Nice little Museum showing how the local quarries used to work. On working days train rides available. Driver for a fiver on selected dates. All run by volunteers. Decent prices.

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