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Stephenson Railway Museum



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Middle Engine Lane
North Shields
Tyne and Wear
NE29 8DX

Re-live the glorious days of the steam railway at Stephenson Railway Museum in North Shields.

The Museum is home to George Stephenson's 'Billy', a forerunner of the world-famous 'Rocket'. 'Billy' is joined by many other engines from the great age of steam, including 'Jackie Milburn', named after the Newcastle United legend.

Visitors can discover how trains work through interactive displays and learn about the impact of coal and electricity on ordinary people's lives.

Over the summer, rides on a passenger train can be taken.

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Directions

Stephenson Railway Museum is well signposted from the A19/A1058 junction and is behind the Silverlink Retail Park, adjacent to the Blyth & Tyne cycle route.

There is free parking at the museum. For information on public transport, telephone Traveline on 0871 200 2233.

Stephenson Railway Museum Postcode for SatNav: NE29 8DX

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+44 (0)191 200 7146
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