Locomotion: The National Railway Museum at Shildon officially opened in 2004 and is the first National Museum in the North East of England.
The premier railway museum contains many exciting exhibits. It is located on a 6 hectare site incorporating historic monuments and buildings full of interactive displays and an eco-friendly building 'Collection' which houses up to 60 vehicles, many from the National Collection. The museum also includes a play area, picnic area, modern art monument, gift shop and cafe.
Locomotion: The National Railway Museum at Shildon