Head of Steam - Darlington Railway Museum, Darlington
(3.9/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web)
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TripAdvisor
  • Really nice museum with loads of interesting exhibits. Some good activities for children on holiday dates. Definitely potential for a first class museum if Darlington Borough Council would develop it. 
  • Cheap and cheerful couple of hours out for the kids. Would defiantly recommend. Blast from the past! 
  • If you are a train buff this is certainly for you! The Head of Steam Museum in Darlington is on the route of the Stockton to Darlington railway, built in 1825 and the world’s first public railway to u...  more »
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  • 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