Tells the story of narrow gauge railways in the British Isles with exhibits including locomotives, rolling stock, track, signals, posters and tickets. Home to a recreation of the Rev W Awdry's study, where he wrote the Railway Series of books featuring the famous blue tank engine.
- Souvenir Shop
- Full disabled access
Narrow Gauge Railway Museum Trust
Wharf Station Tywyn Gwynedd LL36 9EY
Daily 15-23 Feb; 21-22, 28-29 Mar; 4-19 Apr. 1000-1400. Check website for later dates.
By Bus: various
By Rail: Tywyn / 300 yards
The museum holds an important collection of over 1000 artefacts relating to Narrow Gauge Railways in the British Isles, throughout a period spanning some 200 years.
The collection ranges from complete locomotives to smaller pieces such as paperwork, signalling equipment and tickets.
As such, it is a unique and comprehensive record of these fascinating railways, nearly 90 of which are represented in the collection.