Museum The museum is open February Half Term holiday and then every weekend and Bank Holiday from Easter until October half term.  We are also open every day during school holiday time.  Standard opening times are 11am - 4pm.  Outside of these times we are open for special advertised events such as Santa Specials, more information can be found on the Museum Website featured below.
Visiting us you will meet unique locomotives and objects; ‘Billy’ - Built by Stephenson in 1826, 3rd oldest locomotive in the world. Consett ‘A’ Class tank locomotive No 5 - Worlds oldest operating Long Boiler locomotive, built by Kitson and Co in 1883. Bagnall 401 (Vulcan) - Currently being re-built and arguably the most technologically advanced steam locomotive in the world. Consett No 10 - Diesel mechanical locomotive built at Consett Steel Works, a unique survivor of the famous steelworks. Seimans E4 - built in 1904 for use on the Harton colliery network, restored to full working order with battery wagon. North Eastern Railway Parcel Van - beautifully restored survivor from the busy Tyneside 3rd rail electric suburban transportation network. British Rail class 03 - D2708, locally used shunting locomotive and former Newcastle station pilot. Rare signalling equipment and locomotive models. We also display the extensive history of the site through the ‘All Our Stories’ HLF project, demonstrating 200 years of railway history through imagery and video presentations. The museum is managed by Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums on behalf of North Tyneside Council.  Please use the link below to find the museum website.