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10 Things To Do for Families

  1. Pick up a lump of coal by the Coal Stage and see how dirty it is
  2. See Didcot Railway Centre in films and TV on the Action Stations Trail
  3. Experience war time in the Air Raid Shelter
  4. Climb the wooden steps up to the footplate of a steam locomotive in the Engine Shed
  5. Dress up as a Guard or Station Master in Welford Park Ticket Office
  6. Look inside the carriages in the Carriage Display
  7. See how Victorians travelled with Fire Fly, Iron Duke and the Broad Gauge carriages
  8. Watch the red kites and see how many birds and animals you can spot
  9. Have a picnic by the Turntable and play trains in the play park
  10. Find the dalek and buy a souvenir platform ticket from the machine in the Museum & Archive.

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