Come and explore Darlington’s railway heritage and see Locomotion No1 - the first engine on the Stockton and Darlington Railway in 1825. There’s lots to see and do in the museum for all ages. We also have a playroom, shop and space for picnics.

Please visit our website for more details and the events programme.

When is it on?

Session information
Wednesday to Sunday 11.00am - 3.30pm (October - March)
Tuesday to Sunday 10.00am - 4.00pm (April - September)

Who to contact

Contact position
Admin Assistant
01325 405 060

Where to go

Head Of Steam - Darlington Railway Museum
North Road Station
Station Road
County Durham

Other details

Cost description
Adult: £4.95 per visit
Over 60s: £3.75 per visit
6 - 16 years old: £3.00 per visit
5 years and under: free

Family pass - 2 Adults and up to 3 children per visit: £10.00
Annual membership: £10.00 (unlimited visits per year, eligible for ages 6 and above)
Family membership: £15.00 (unlimited visits per year, 2 adults and up to 2 children)
Special offers to Children and Young People's Network (CYPN) Members
CYPN members get the following benefit(s):

Carer goes free.

Referral required?

Local Offer

Local Offer description

Disabled facilities:

  • disabled parking
  • ramped access/level inside
  • two accessible toilets
  • induction loop at reception
  • manual wheelchair available to borrow (adult size)

Visitor's Visual Story for people with Autism available.

Sensory and fidget toys to borrow.

Contact name
Sarah Gouldsbrough
Contact telephone
01325 405 541
Contact email

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Address: North Road Station  Station Road  Darlington  County Durham

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