Head of Steam - Darlington Railway Museum, Darlington

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History Museum
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  • This is small museum compared to the National Railway Museum and concentrates railway history of the North East of in England and Darlington in particular. Included is the original "Locomotion" (desig...  more »
  • We stopped off at the Head of Steam Museum en route to the Great North Steam Fair at Beamish. We found this museum a very interesting 2 hours. The four steam locomotives on display are backed up by a ...  more »
  • Great day out.very informative and the sight of the old steam engines amazes.british engineering makes you proud to be british.  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.
  • 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