There are two major "Crankup" events at the beginning and end of the season plus a number of steaming days every month.
There is always something running when open but for special events the steam halls will be running, dates below.
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Please note: We have had to reduce opening days due to staff shortages/COVID, we do apologise but will always try and keep weekends/Bank Holidays running as we know people have booked accom.
Engines are running whenever the museum is open:-
Saturdays & Sundays to 30th October
No steam on normal days unless booked, see below for steaming days
Easter Sunday - 17th April (Easter Crankup)
Easter Monday - 18th April (Easter Crankup)
Sunday 1st May
Monday 2nd May (early May Bank Holiday)
Friday 3rd June (Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday)
Saturday 4th June (Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday)
Saturday 9th July
Sunday 10th July
Sunday 28th August
Monday 29th August (Summer Bank holiday)
Saturday 17th September
Sunday 18th September
Saturday 8th October (End of Season Crankup)
Sunday 9th October (End of Season Crankup)
Sunday 30th October (Last Night at the Museum)
6:00pm until 9:30pm, the only night steaming of the year