Head of Steam - Darlington Railway Museum, Darlington

Categories: History Museums, Museums
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3.8/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web
Head of Steam - Darlington Railway Museum is located in Darlington. To visit Head of Steam - Darlington Railway Museum and get the most from your holiday in Darlington, create itinerary details personal to you using our Darlington vacation trip planner.
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  • Been to this place since I was a baba , good for rainy days with families , enjoy every time I go because they always have new things there 
  • This is not the Nation Railway Museum and should not be compared with it. This museum tells the story of the influence the town of Darlington had on the development of the railway. There are some very...  read more »
  • You learn something everyday! We had NO idea of the global importance of the Darlington - Stockton railway and the part Stephenson played. Its a relatively small museum, well laid-out and extremely in...  read more »
  • 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.
  • Nice friendly museum - visit regularly
  • Excellent
  • My kids love visiting often, never get bored.
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