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

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 - Sun 26 Jun 2022

Next Steam Days - Weekends & Wednesdays in June

Next Discovery Days - Thursdays & Fridays in June

The Railway Centre is closed on Mondays & Tuesdays in June

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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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Plan Your Visit

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

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Calendar

Dates of all running days, discovery days and events are on our calendar

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