Plan your visit this autumn

Stephenson Steam Railway is open Saturdays and Sundays, 11am-4pm, during September and October, with heritage train rides running on Sundays.

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

Please note that Stephenson will be closed on 2 & 3 October for a ticketed event.

Opening times

Until 24 October 2021

Saturdays for Museum-only visits

Sundays for heritage train rides and Museum visits. Trains depart at: 11.15am, 12.30pm, 2pm & 3pm

Opening hours:

11am - 4pm

October half-term holiday activities to be confirmed

Please note that the Museum will be closed on 2 & 3 October for a ticketed event

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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