Living Museum of the Great Western Railway

Welcome to Didcot Railway Centre

Explore the unique collection of Great Western Railway steam locomotives, carriages, wagons, buildings and small artefacts at our 21 acre living museum set around the original 1932 Engine Shed

Brilliant day out! - We had a fab time today visiting the Railway Museum. Our two boys, 3 and 4 absolutely loved it. The steam train rides are wonderful and you can ride it as much as you like. Lots of picnic tables and benches or grass to have some lunch or snacks. Felt very safe, lots of hand sanitiser and social distancing. Park in the car park across the road of Didcot train station then go into the train station, it’s signposted very well. Excellent day out and we will most definitely visit again.

- HelsBels - August 2020

Latest Information - Thu 11 Aug 2022

Next Steam Days - Weekends & Wednesdays in August

Next Discovery Days - Thursdays & Fridays in August

The Railway Centre is closed on Mondays & Tuesdays in August (Except for Bank Holiday Monday)

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Steam Days

Steam Days

Weekends and Wednesdays during the Summer - Unlimited steam train rides; 200 years of railway heritage & much more!

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Discovery Days 2022

Discovery Days

Thursdays and Fridays during the Summer - Explore our 21 acre living museum at leisure and get close to our exhibits

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Getting here, loco roster, 10 things not to miss and accessibility information.

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