East Anglian Railway Museum

The most comprehensive collection of period railway architecture and engineering in East Anglia. Based upon a busy Victorian country jct station, there are preserved locomotives, passenger and freight rolling stock, working signal boxes, a heritage centre, a fine transport bookshop, gift shop and buffet. Steam train rides on approximately 30 days per year and there is also a miniature railway. Free parking and a picnic area.

  • Currently: Sunny intervals, 16° C
  • Thursday: Medium-level cloud, 24° C
  • Friday: Sunny intervals, 24° C

Events over the next 6 Months

Kids Run the Railway, 21st July 2018, 10:00 to 13:00
Let off steam at these great new kidsâ?? activity days! Under supervision from our friendly volunteers, come and have a go at operating the crossing gates, be a train guard for a day or learn how the signals work in our historic signal box. You can ride our classic diesel train as well.
Due to us being a working railway yard, all kids must be accompanied by one adult who will be admitted FREE. Any additional adults should pay normal admission. Please make sure the kids wear old clothes (they WILL get dirty!) and sturdy shoes. Places are strictly limited so everyone gets a go at everything â?? pre-booking is essential.


Kids Run the Railway, 21st July 2018, 13:00 to 16:00
Let off steam at these great new kidsâ?? activity days! Under supervision from our friendly volunteers, come and have a go at operating the crossing gates, be a train guard for a day or learn how the signals work in our historic signal box. You can ride our classic diesel train as well.
Due to us being a working railway yard, all kids must be accompanied by one adult who will be admitted FREE. Any additional adults should pay normal admission. Please make sure the kids wear old clothes (they WILL get dirty!) and sturdy shoes. Places are strictly limited so everyone gets a go at everything â?? pre-booking is essential.


A Steamy Vintage Encounter, 29th July 2018, 10:00 to 16:30
The fabulous Fox, Wiggle & Sass will be serving up their usual combination of great wartime songs with attitude so join us in our historic Victorian Goods shed for a bit of dancing, vintage teas and some great live music.
Thereâ??ll be swing jive dance workshops, â??make do and mendâ??, scrumptious afternoon teas and steam train rides all day long. Meet the scary teacher in our evacuee drama â??lessonsâ?? but donâ??t be late! Classic cars, traditional rides, rockâ??nâ??roll dancing and vintage hair styling all make up this lovely day out for all the family.


Kids Run the Railway, 18th August 2018, 10:00 to 13:00
Let off steam at these great new kidsâ?? activity days! Under supervision from our friendly volunteers, come and have a go at operating the crossing gates, be a train guard for a day or learn how the signals work in our historic signal box. You can ride our classic diesel train as well.
Due to us being a working railway yard, all kids must be accompanied by one adult who will be admitted FREE. Any additional adults should pay normal admission. Please make sure the kids wear old clothes (they WILL get dirty!) and sturdy shoes. Places are strictly limited so everyone gets a go at everything â?? pre-booking is essential.


Kids Run the Railway, 18th August 2018, 13:00 to 16:00
Let off steam at these great new kidsâ?? activity days! Under supervision from our friendly volunteers, come and have a go at operating the crossing gates, be a train guard for a day or learn how the signals work in our historic signal box. You can ride our classic diesel train as well.
Due to us being a working railway yard, all kids must be accompanied by one adult who will be admitted FREE. Any additional adults should pay normal admission. Please make sure the kids wear old clothes (they WILL get dirty!) and sturdy shoes. Places are strictly limited so everyone gets a go at everything â?? pre-booking is essential.


Day Out With Thomas, 25th August 2018 to 27th August 2018, 10:00 to 16:30
Peep Peep! Thomas, the number one blue engine, is visiting Chappel station over the August Bank Holidayâ?¦
Calling all little engineers! Join Thomas, the number one blue engine, as he visits the East Anglian Railway Museum for a day of family fun. The Fat Controller will also be on hand to make sure that Thomas is being a really useful engine whilst Rusty and Dusty, Sodorâ??s Station Sweepers, will be causing mischief.


Spooky Day Out With Thomas, 27th October 2018 to 28th October 2018, 10:00 to 16:30
Thomas the Tank Engine with a spooky twist, the perfect Halloween treat!
Calling all little engineers! Join Thomas, the number one blue engine, as he visits the East Anglian Railway Museum for a day of spooky family fun. The Fat Controller will also be on hand to make sure that Thomas is being a really useful engine whilst Rusty and Dusty, Sodorâ??s Station Sweepers, will be causing mischief.


Festive Day Out With Thomas, 9th December 2018, 10:00 to 16:30
Lots of festive fun with Thomas and his friends. Children also get to visit Santaâ??s Grotto
Calling all little engineers! Join Thomas, the number one blue engine, as he visits the East Anglian Railway Museum for a festive day of family fun. The Fat Controller will also be on hand to make sure that Thomas is being a really useful engine whilst Rusty and Dusty, Sodorâ??s Station Sweepers, will be causing mischief.


Festive Day Out With Thomas, 15th December 2018 to 16th December 2018, 10:00 to 16:30
Lots of festive fun with Thomas and his friends. Children also get to visit Santaâ??s Grotto
Calling all little engineers! Join Thomas, the number one blue engine, as he visits the East Anglian Railway Museum for a festive day of family fun. The Fat Controller will also be on hand to make sure that Thomas is being a really useful engine whilst Rusty and Dusty, Sodorâ??s Station Sweepers, will be causing mischief.


Festive Day Out With Thomas, 22nd December 2018 to 23rd December 2018, 10:00 to 16:30
Lots of festive fun with Thomas and his friends. Children also get to visit Santaâ??s Grotto
Calling all little engineers! Join Thomas, the number one blue engine, as he visits the East Anglian Railway Museum for a festive day of family fun. The Fat Controller will also be on hand to make sure that Thomas is being a really useful engine whilst Rusty and Dusty, Sodorâ??s Station Sweepers, will be causing mischief.