Stephenson Railway Museum | Day Out With The Kids

Stephenson Railway Museum

North Shields, Tyne and Wear, England

Attraction Information

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Ages: 0-12

Venue type: Indoor and Outdoor

Re-live the glorious days of the steam railway at the Stephenson Railway Museum.

The Museum is home to George Stephenson's 'Billy', a forerunner of the world-famous Rocket, and many other engines from the great age of steam including 'Jackie Milburn', named after the Newcastle United legend.

Rides on a real steam train can be taken and the story of coal and electricity's impact on ordinary people's lives can be discovered. Many fun activities for all ages are also held alongside temporary exhibitions.


  • Restaurant Restaurant Onsite
  • Picnics Picnics Allowed
  • Toilets Toilets Available
  • Baby Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Disabled Toilets Available
  • Wheelchair Wheelchair Friendly
  • Parking Parking Available On-site

Getting There and Contact Information


Middle Engine Lane, North Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE29 8DX, England


Click here to visit Stephenson Railway Museum's website
0191 200 7146

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

April - October
Please see website for details


Free admission

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