East Anglian Railway Museum

Day Out With Thomas and Santa

Visit a Festive Day Out With Thomas at the East Anglian Railway Museum on 4th, 10th, 11th, 17th and 18th December 2016. Thomas the Tank Engine™ and his Friends will be here in the run-up to Christmas offering unlimited rides on at least four character trains. Thomas of course, Daisy and Toad will all be here along with Toby and Henrietta. The Fat Controller will be welcoming you and your family, plus you can join him for Storytelling time and interactive re-enactments with Thomas and other characters throughout the day.

A variety of activities will also be taking place all day including the Imagination Station which offers a wide range of children's activities, including Colouring Competition, engine outline rubbing, playtables with plasticine, temporary Thomas tattoos, reading books and much more. Rusty and Dusty will also be here, providing children's entertainment.

Our Thomas Shop will also be open with a comprehensive range of Thomas goods.

This is a real family day out, voted a hit by our visitors as a great time for young and old. Thomas in the snow

Opening Times

We open at 10.00am, with trains running from 10:30 to 4.00pm.

Event Timetable

Our trains run all day long with no fixed timetable and you can have as many rides as you like, whenever you like.

We run activities throughout the day, including puppet shows, storytelling and interactive enactments.


Admission prices include rides on the trains and all other activities.

Pre-book ticket prices are as follows:

Adult: £13.00
Child (2-15): £9.00
Children under two are free.

Your child can receive a gift from Santa for the additional charge of £5 (please pre-book these are there is limited availability).

Advance bookings

Tickets can be bought online or over the phone on 01206 242524.

To purchase advance tickets for a Festive Day Out With Thomas online please click here

Tickets on the Door

On the door tickets will be available at the below prices if not all advance tickets are sold. Previous Thomas events have been sold out, so to guarantee your place we would encourage you to pre-book.

  • Adults: £14.00
  • Children (2-15): £10.00

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