Head of Steam - Darlington Railway Museum, Darlington

(3.9/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web)
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • We visited this attraction during a very rainy day with two little girls who had recently been to York Railway Museum, so we weren't expecting much. However this place was brilliant, the moment we wal...  more »
  • This place is great, very interesting and well worth a visit. Ideal for rainy days as indoor museum is massive but also great during the summer as lots to see and walk around outside. Completely free ...  more »
  • An excellent museum, having just the right amount of information and exhibits. Pure history to see "Locomotion" (the first passenger train's engine) amongst other historic engines. The information sho...  more »
Google
  • 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
  • Too expensive for a family