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The National Railway Museum

Shildon Category Museums & Galleries
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Discover 300 years of history and 1,000,000 objects that changed the world in the UK's largest railway museum. The main Collection building is home to over 70 vehicles from the national collection.The café offers a variety of hot and cold drinks, light bites, sandwiches, snacks and cakes.

Youngsters will love our outdoor play area. Enjoy a packed lunch at our indoor and outdoor picnic tables.

There's something for everyone in our gift shop, which offers a wide range of souvenirs and gifts. For railway enthusiasts, there's a comprehensive selection of videos and books. Younger visitors will enjoy browsing through our wide range of Thomas the Tank Engine merchandise, including Take Along Thomas trains, playsets and accessories.

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