Head of Steam - Darlington Railway Museum, Darlington

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  • August 15, 2017
    Lovely, little, concentrated museum which includes the second oldest steam engine, The Locomotion. We also enjoyed the variety of old luggage and Victorian toilets. Well worth a stop on your journey N...  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    I like taking my grandkids to the train museum it's even better when they have events on from time to time. Apparently weddings can be held here too  more »
  • August 7, 2017
    We set off in the pouring rain to find Head of Steam as we hadn't got a leaflet. We searched round Darlington looking for a tourist information place but like so many other places it had been shut dow...  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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