Locomotion

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Locomotion
Dale Road Industrial Estate
Shildon
County Durham
DL4 2RE

Tel: +44 01904 685780

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Class 66 No. 66779 on outdoor display

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Free AdmissionFree

Free admission and free parking.

Awards

  • Regional and MiscellaneousNorth East England Tourism Awards - Tourism Event of the Year - Bronze North East England Tourism Awards - Tourism Event of the Year - Bronze 2014
  • Visit EnglandQuality Assured Visitor Attraction Quality Assured Visitor Attraction 2017
  • Regional and MiscellaneousTripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    541
  • Very Good
    305
  • Average
    98
  • Poor
    27
  • Terrible
    17

Recent Reviews:

  • d4ducky
    Glasgow, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Great attraction
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 6th November 2018
    I have visited the Railway Museum at York and was keen to visit this smaller exhibition. I was not disappointed by the exhibits on display and would certainly recommend this exhibition. All that is... Read full review
  • John R
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Nostalgia
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 6th November 2018
    A Great place to go at half term to show the kids the days of mighty engineering, especially the Heritage of the North East . Read full review
  • 0043
    Hexham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Communication?...err....no
    3 of 5 stars
    Monday, 12th November 2018
    I travelled 35 miles to visit a museum I’d never been to, and I wasn’t to disappointed....the exhibits are a source of wonder, and I’m constantly amazed that what I see before me is all reconstituted... Read full review

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Access Statement - Please see below

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking - Free parking

Access Information

Opening Times

Winter (4 Nov 2018 - 28 Feb 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00

* Closed 24–26 December and 1 January

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A68. A68 onto the A6072 then onto the B6282 then follow brown tourism signs for the museum.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Shildon. Follow brown tourism signs for site.

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