East Anglian Railway Museum

Day Out With Thomas

Visit a Day Out With Thomas at the East Anglian Railway Museum

Friday 25th to Monday 28th March 2016 - Easter Bank Holiday Weekend.

Admission will include unlimited rides on at least four character trains. Thomas, Daisy, Toby and Henrietta, the Troublesome Trucks with Toad will all be here.

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.

The Imagination Station offers a wide range of children‘s activities, from Circus Skills, Punch & Judy, Colouring Competition, engine outline rubbing, playtables with plasticine, temporary Thomas tattoos, reading books and much more.

A real family day out, voted a hit by our visitors as a great time for young and old.

Opening Times

We open at 10.00am, with trains running from 10:30 to 4.30pm.

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.

Interactive enactments run at 11:30 and 14:30, storytelling with the Fat Controller at 13:00 and 15:00 and Punch & Judy shows at 11:00, 12:00, 14:00.


On the door ticket prices are as follows:

Adult: £14
Child (2-15): £10

Children under two are free.

Tickets can be bought online in advance up until the day before the event at a reduced rate.

The Museum operates Days Out With Thomas under contract from HIT Entertainment who own the copyright for Thomas. As part of this contract the Museum has to make 90% of all tickets available for purchase through the official Thomas website which can be accessed from the link below. Any tickets unsold in the week ahead of the event become available to the Museum to sell direct as well as the 10% available for direct sales at any time. We sell these tickets over the phone - 01206 242524 - and we only charge £1 admin & postage or no charge in person at the Museum and unlike the website there is no booking charge (which on website is up to £5 maximum per booking).

Click here to buy advance tickets online

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

For information on ticket discounts and other offers please contact the museum, either using the web form or by calling us on 01206 242524.

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