Chasewater Railway Museum

The Museum is currently closed due to the coronovirus situation.

11/7/20:  We are assessing what we need to do to safely re-open the museum.

22/3/30:  Subject to ongoing review in accordance with official advice. 

 

You can still visit us on-line by following the links to our on-line catalogue and museum blog.

Chasewater Railway Museum

The Museum at Chasewater Railway is located in the Heritage Centre at Brownhills West Station and contains a large collection of railway artefacts, along with related mining and local history items.

 

Subject to availability, the Museum is open to the public between 11.00am and 3.30pm on Sundays and Bank Holidays throughout our operating period, on  mid-week days when trains are operating, and many Saturdays.

 

The museum team meet on most Tuesdays, and are happy to welcome visitors and those interested in volunteering. Please contact us before making a special trip or long journey just in case we are away that week. The museum team are often at work on other days during the week, please contact us to find out more.

Information about the wider Chasewater Railway can be found on the railway website. The wider Chasewater Railway also has a Facebook page which is usually updated with news and developments.

 

The museum uses its blog to provide news and updates.

 

2020 leaflet including timetable, running dates and special events
CR-2020-leaflet.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [2.5 MB]

Note that facilities, services and events listed in the leaflet may not be available due to the coronovirus situation.

The Museum started with the foundation of the Railway Preservation Society (West Midlands Division) in 1959 and received formal accreditation from the MLA in 2011 renewed by Arts Council England in 2015

Supported by grant aid from Arts Council England with funds from the National Lottery

We are grateful to West Midlands Museum Development for funding through the Audience Development 2016-2017 programme "Opening the Window through New Technology" which is enabling the museum's on-line resources and wider access to our catalogue and digital assets.

 

We acknowledge the advice and support of the Archives and Heritage Service at Staffordshire County Council in developing this project.

 

We thank the Collections Trust for advice on scoping the project and inspiration from their Culture Grid

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