Relive the glorious days of the steam railway at the museum. It's home to George Stephenson's 'Billy', a forerunner of the world-famous 'Rocket', and many other engines from the great age of steam. Also one end of the two mile North Tyneside Steam Railway.
- Souvenir Shop
- Full disabled access
Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums
Middle Engine Lane North Shields Tyne & Wear NE29 8DX
Daily 6-22 Apr. Sat-Sun 27 Apr-3 Nov. 1100-1600.
By Bus: R19, 337, 310
By Rail: Northumberland Park or Percy Main (Metro) / 1.5 miles
Relive the glorious days of the steam railway at the museum which is home to George Stephenson's Billy, a forerunner of the world- famous Rocket. He is joined by many other engines from the great age of steam including Jackie Milburn, named after the Newcastle United legend.
Discover how trains work with interactive exhibitions and learn about the impact of coal and electricity on ordinary people's lives.