Electric Railway Museum – New Open Days and Special Weekends for 2014
To meet the growing demand of visitors we have decided to open every Second Saturday each month from April to October, With three additional special open weekends throughout the year when extra attractions will be at the museum.
Open dates for 2014:
April 12th – Easter Special - hunt the Easter Bunny
May 10th /11th – Spring Gala Weekend - Miniature Railway Special opening - also first opening to the public of the British Rail “Networker” test unit class 457
June 14th – Local clubs and groups promotional day - An open invitation to local groups to come and visit the museum, have a tour of the site and cup of tea or coffee - Groups can also if they wish have an area to promote themselves.
July 12th / 13th – Arts and Crafts Weekend - with a Special exhibition of Patchwork & Embroidery created by students of tutor Jane Cobbett textile & craft classes.
August 9th – Vintage/Nostalgia day - A day of reminiscing with special entertainment and displays of vintage telephone.
September 13th/14th – Heritage Open Weekend - Displays from local History groups, vintage theme and (if possible) the first opening for the public to access the Little Bowden Junction, Midland Railway Signal Box.
October 11th – Transport Enthusiasts Day - A selection of vintage vehicles on display.
We are available for visits throughout the year subject to prior notice. We do not recommend you turn up ad-hoc as you may find the site closed. Please contact us if you would like to arrange a visit outside of normal opening hours. It will help us if you suggest suitable dates, the size of your party, any areas of specific interest and if any of your party have any special requirements.