Easter Steaming weekend with Classic Cars on Easter Sunday only. Our first, and longest, steaming weekend of 2024. Come in early to see the giant engines rise from their winter […]
Whitsuntide Steaming Weekend and Steampunk Weekend. The second bank holiday in May sees our 3-day live steam event supported by our steampunk partners with lots of stalls, entertainment and colourful […]
August Steaming Weekend and Military Vehicle Rally Sunday & Monday. Our own heavy metal from 1868 is joined by WWII hardware in a display organised by the North East Military […]
September Heritage Open Days Weekend. We have supported this National Festival of History and Culture since it’s inception in the 1990’s and this year is no different with a 2-day […]
The Museum is open between 11.00 – 16.00 each day when in steam.
The museum is open as a static exhibit every Sunday afternoon 14.00 – 17.00 between Easter until the end of December.
Additional opportunities to visit are available in the run up to each event when we are stoking the boilers in preparation for steaming. Please contact us prior to travelling to ensure that we will be on site for your arrival time.
Admission to all events is FREE thanks to the support of Northumbrian Water, providing access to an important part of this region’s industrial heritage.