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Wylam Railway Museum

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”.


  • Parking
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access


Wylam Parish Council


Falcon Centre Falcon Terrace Wylam Northumberland NE41 8EE

  • 01661 852 498
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Open days

Tue & Thu 1300-1800, Sat 0900-1200.


By Rail: Wylam / 0.25 miles

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