West Shed Museum 2024

Historic steam locomotives and railway carriages with displays, films and an active engineering workshop. Explore the whole site including museums, demonstration signal box, a Victorian railwayman’s church, narrow gauge railway, country park and more (opening times vary).


Operator: Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust

Address: Midland Railway-Butterley (Swanwick Junction site) Ripley Derbyshire DE5 3QZ

  • Telephone: 01773 743 986
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  • Website: View website

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Open Days & Times

Mid Feb-Mid Nov Sat-Sun 1100-1600 if trains are running. Visit website for more details.


  • By Bus: 91, 92, 93
  • By Rail: Alfreton / 5 miles


  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

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