Opening Hours and Pricing

Opening Hours 


The Museum is now closed for winter 


We reopen Friday March 29th in time for the Easter holidays.


The Museum is open 10 am - 5 pm


We are open 7 days a week during the school holidays and shut on Mondays during term time.


We endeavour to run trains every day that the Museum is open.


Our diesel timetable is 11.15 am, 1.00 pm and 3.00 pm


Our steam timetable is 11.00, 12.00, 1.15, 2.00, 3.00 and 4.00.



Annual Family Pass 


Includes admission and train ride for 2 adults and 2 children

Valid for 1 year from date of purchase

(not valid for events or panning)


For 2 adults and 1 child - £45

For 2 adults and 3 children - £58

For 2 adults and 4 children - £64



Admission - includes the museum and train ride


Adults - £9.00   Children under 16 - £5.00


Over 65's - £8.50



You can add on


Mineral panning £4.00 per pan

(Please note paning is only available with paid admission)



Dogs are welcome



Interesting in booking a school trip?


Please see our schools section and we'll be happy to help.