• Talks and tours

    Cab It

    Guided Tours

    Explore Locomotion's Collection building with insight from one of our tour guides.

    Free for all

    10 Apr 2017 - 31 Dec 2017

  • Events


    Tim Peake's Spacecraft

    Tim Peake's historic capsule lands in November, along with a space-age virtual reality experience narrated by the astronaut himself.

    Free for all

    22 Nov 2017 - 15 Jan 2018

  • Events

    Soyuz capsule in space

    Space Descent VR with Tim Peake

    This incredible virtual reality mission puts you in the pilot’s seat of Tim Peake’s spacecraft to experience a truly incredible journey back to Earth.

    22 Nov 2017 - 15 Jan 2018

  • Family activities

    Childens parties at NRM shildon

    Children’s birthday parties

    Celebrate a birthday in style with our party package at Locomotion, where you can mark a milestone surrounded by stunning locomotives from the National Collection.

    Throughout the year – contact the museum to discuss availability

  • Events

    Conservation workshop

    Get a great view of Locomotion's rail restoration projects from the viewing platform in the Collection Building.

    All year round

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