Plan your visit this autumn

We are open during October: 
Museum-only visits: Saturdays 23 & 30 October
Heritage train rides: Sundays 24 October
Halloween train rides: Thursday 28 & Sunday 31 October

Plan your visit

Pre-book to guarantee the timeslot for your train ride.  Tickets are also available at the Museum on the day (subject to availability). You don't need a ticket on Saturdays when there are no train rides. We recommend you wear a face covering in our indoor spaces and on the train. 

Book tickets for your heritage train ride

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Opening times

Opening times

Until 31 December 2021

Saturdays for Museum-only visits: 9, 16, 23 & 30 October
Sundays for heritage train rides and Museum visits: 10, 17 & 24 October. Trains depart at: 11.15am, 12.30pm, 2pm & 3pm

Opening hours:
11am - 4pm

Special events:

Ghastly Ghost Stories Halloween trains: Thursday 28 & Sunday 31 October.

Selected dates in November & December for The Elf Express (ticketed only events)

Winter Warmers: 29 & 30 December (info coming soon)

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Ticket prices 2021

Adult: £7

Concessions: £5 (60+ years & students)

Child aged 5-16: £5

Child aged 4 and under: FREE

Prices include a voluntary £1 donation


Stephenson Steam Railway
Middle Engine Lane
North Shields
NE29 8DX

T: (0191) 277 7135