Head of Steam - Darlington Railway Museum, Darlington

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  • Great day out particularly bad weather days, a museum meets an old railway station, plenty to see for all and chance for all to see how stations looked in their prime.  more »
  • A fantastic trip out for those who love anything large, noisy, wonderfully smelly and lots of history thrown in, of course I'm talking about Steam Trains. As a little girl, I used to love running unde...  more »
  • The museum is housed in the 1840's train station complete with the original booking office, station signage and Victorian toilets. Although there are only a few engines on display there quality is exc...  more »
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  • My friend and I had nothing to do in Darlington and paid a visit there, as we were not that into local train history, not a fun experience
  • Nice little museum about Stephenson's Locomotion No.1 & the Darlington Stockton Railway. Loads of information about the railway & Darlington's wider railway history. There are some activities for children & collection also includes a couple of additional engines. If you go on the right day you can also visit the A1/P2 Steam Trust to see progress of the new P2 build & information about A1 class Tornado.
  • Heaven for railway lovers and children. The world's very first locomotive, the Locomotion No. 1 is exposed here.
  • Nice place to know the origin of railway and first train Motion no.1.
  • Knowledgable staff some great exhibits

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