Living Museum of the Great Western Railway

Welcome to Didcot Railway Centre

See our unique collection of Great Western Railway steam engines, coaches, wagons, buildings and small relics based around the original 1930s engine shed

HALF-TERM OPEN DAYS - 24, 25 Oct & HALLOWSTEAM - 28, 31 Oct & 1 Nov - Get your tickets now

#HereForCulture - we're delighted to have been awarded £185,000 from the Government's Culture Recovery Fund to help face the challenges of coronavirus - find out more and how you can help.

A delightful day out amongst steam trains - Such a relaxed friendly place to wander amongst amazing pieces of history. You don't need to be a huge steam train fan to just enjoy a fun day. Explore trains, carriages, ride in beautiful old carriages behind glorious old steam trains and just enjoy being left to wander around. Wonderful photo opportunities and just a benign atmosphere.

- Corinne B - August 2020

Latest Information - Wednesday 21 Oct 2020

We are open with trains running at Weekends, and Wednesday 28, in October

We are continuing our activities safely and in accordance with government guidelines. The latest regulations means that all tickets must be booked in advance. We can only accept bookings for up to six people and are legally required to share contact details with Public Health Track & Trace if requested.

Ticket numbers are limited to ensure the safety of visitors and staff.

The Railway Centre is currently CLOSED on weekdays (Except Wednesday 28 October).

 

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