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Packages and spaces

Whether tying the knot at your wedding, letting your hair down at a Christmas party or hosting an important conference, hiring our museum gives you a memorable location for events large and small.

Special packages


Station Hall and Countess of York provide a stunning backdrop for a stylish, intimate wedding.


Celebrate the festive season with two all-inclusive packages: the Roaring 1920s Express and Christmas Express; or create a bespoke event in the space of your choice.

Private hire

Our spaces are ideal for a range of events, from evening dinners to receptions and funerals.

Evening events

Station Hall

Enjoy dinners, receptions or awards events among historic carriages and locomotives in the evocative atmosphere of a period railway station.

Great Hall

Ideal for dinners and receptions, Great Hall celebrates some of the greatest achievements in railway history including legendary speed record-breaker, the Mallard.

Countess of York

The Countess of York is a beautifully restored railway carriage with opulent, vintage décor, perfect for an intimate private dining experience or as a breakout space.


Evening Star Theatre

Blackout capability, a large screen, projector, sound system and comfortable tiered seating make the Evening Star Theatre your own private cinema.

The Rocket Room

The Rocket Room is a bright and flexible room for smaller presentations and meetings. It can be used on its own or in combination with the other spaces for larger conferences.

Mallard Suite

The largest single space in the Conference Centre benefits from a dedicated breakout room for catering, networking or accompanying exhibitions.

Duchess of Hamilton Suite

The Duchess of Hamilton Suite comprises three rooms and is the most flexible of our conference spaces.