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Fathers Day Steam Up!

It’s all about DAD at the railway today so bring him (and Grandad!) along to soak up the sounds, smells and excitement of a real steam railway…

Steam trains will be running all day long for rides and everyone loves our pump trolley which will be in action as well.  Our new train-themed play area is in the middle of two fields so there’s plenty of room to play as well as explore the museum, vintage carriages and signal boxes.



Sun 16th June


10:00 – 16:30


Adults: £10
Children (4-15): £5

Under 4s and DADS are FREE!

10% discount if purchased online

Take a peek behind the scenes into our working Restoration Shed where grand old locomotives are being restored AND we’ll be running our ‘Taster for a Tenner’ so Dad (or anyone in your party over 18yrs) can have a go at driving a diesel locomotive for just £10!

We’re delighted to be hosting the annual gathering of the East Anglian Traction Engine Society that weekend so as well as starting their road run from here on Saturday 15th, they will have their traction engines on display (pictured) here at the museum on Father’s Day.

What about the all important food and drink…?!  Our very own little pub, The Viaduct Tavern, will be open for business serving bottled ales, wine, cider and soft drinks.  We’ll fire up the BBQ and the Chappel Station Café will be serving light lunches, delicious home-made cakes and cream teas.  Alternatively, bring a picnic to eat in our big red bus!


For ticket discounts book online…