Displays focus on the importance of Wylam and its several local railway pioneers, including George Stephenson, Timothy Hackworth and William Hedley, whose work was so significant in the early development of railways. Also stories of the old waggonway that enabled coal to be transported from Wylam to the staithes further down the River Tyne and the Newcastle to Carlisle Railway. Two 1:12 scale “working models” of two of the earliest locomotives, the “Puffing Billy” and the “Wylam Dilly”.
- Souvenir Shop
- Part disabled access
Wylam Parish Council
Falcon Centre Falcon Terrace Wylam Northumberland NE41 8EE
Tue & Thu 1300-1800, Sat 0900-1200.
By Rail: Wylam / 0.25 miles