Stephenson Railway Museum

The Stephenson Railway Museum is home to a commemoration of the legendary George and Robert Stephenson – pioneers of the railway age.

Tyne & Wear Archives

The Stephenson Railway Museum is home to Tyne & Wear Archives and Museums’ collection commemorating the legendary George and Robert Stephenson – the local father-and-son pioneers of the railway age.

Steam Exhibits

The museum offers the opportunity to relive the early days of steam and get up close to some of the oldest steam exhibits in the world, including Billy, a forerunner of the Rocket. The museum also boasts interactive exhibits and a host of events and activities with the chance to learn about the impact of coal and electric power.

Northern Terminus

The Museum also serves as the northern terminus and workshop of the North Tyneside Railway. Several of the museum's exhibits are kept in full working order for demonstration on the railway, including a unique 1909 electric locomotive.

Opening Hours:

Weekends, Bank Holiday Mondays and school holidays:

11.00am - 4.00pm

 
 

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Contact Details

Stephenson Railway Museum
Stephenson Railway Museum
Middle Engine Lane
North Sheilds
Tyne and Wear NE29 8DX

Tel: (0191) 200 7146
Fax: (0191) 200 7144
Website: Click here to Visit

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