museums and attractions

Railways / Railway Museum

East Anglian Railway Museum

Get up close and personal to the wide collection of steam trains, diesel locomotives and vintage carriages at the museum. While the Victorian buildings, restored trains and working signal boxes tell a unique story of a time when the railway was the largest employer in the region.


  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access


Chappel & Wakes Colne Station Wakes Colne Colchester Essex CO6 2DS

  • 01206 242 524
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Open days

Daily 1000-1630 (closed 25-26 Dec).


By Bus: 83, 88, 88A, 88C

By Rail: Chappel & Wakes Colne / 50 yards


Sat 27th - Sun 28th Oct 2018: Spooky Day Out with Thomas

Things get a little spooky with Thomas and his friends.

Halloween / Railways

Sun 9th - Sun 23rd Dec 2018: Festive Day Out with Thomas

Visit website for more information and booking. Children also get to visit Santa’s Grotto.

Railways / Santa

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