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

We're Steaming Again! Weekends & Wednesdays from 14 April

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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 - Fri 26 Feb 2021

CORONAVIRUS RESTRICTIONS - The current National Lockdown means the Railway Centre is currently closed

STEAM DAYS RESUME AT WEEKENDS & WEDNESDAYS FROM 14 APRIL - Up to 20% off when you book in advance and all tickets backed by our LOCKDOWN GUARANTEE

Help support us at this difficult time - you can donate to our Diamond Jubilee Fund here.

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