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

Help support us as we mark our 60th Anniversary and rebuild post Covid - donate to our Diamond Jubilee Fund.

2022 Calendars now on sale in our Shop

Really Enjoyable and Interesting Place - Really enjoyable museum, with a wide range of trains and other Great Western railway related things to see and do for all ages! I visited on a day that trains weren’t running but there was still plenty to see and do to fill a day. I’ve been going past on the train for years and never made it inside, so I was really pleased to get the chance to go - thank you!

- Henry R - Nov 2021

Latest Information - Thu 2 Dec 2021

Steam into Christmas - Take a steam train to visit Santa 4/5, 11/12, 18/19 and 21-23 December

The Railway Centre is closed on all other days in December


GWS AGM - 16-Oct-21 - Recording now available - See Members' Area

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

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