Railway Museum, Port Erin

Station Road
Port Erin
Isle of Man


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Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Go Explore Heritage CardsFree
Museum Access£1.00 per ticket type
Museum Acess£2.00 per ticket type

Adults £2
Children £1
Go Explore Heritage Card holders Free

Drive the Diesel Simulator Experience
£5 for a 15 minute session
£10 for enthusiast level training



  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted


  • On-Site café/restaurant - An on-site cafe is located within the Port Erin Railway Station building

Payment Methods

  • MasterCard accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Accept coach parties

Provider Features

  • Indoor Attraction
  • Village Location

Target Markets

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens
  • Marketed Towards Students / Youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals - Our Heritage Railway Volunteers are generally on hand on Sunday mornings from 11am to 1pm to offer tours of the museum.

Opening Times

Season (18 Mar 2017 - 5 Nov 2017)

* The museum is open from 9:30am to 4:30pm on days the Steam Railway operates. Expert guides from our Heritage Railway Volunteers are generally on hand on Sunday mornings from 11am to 1pm to offer informative tours of the museum. Additionally, guides are available on Thursday evenings between 7:30pm and 9pm from 14 July to 15 September 2016.


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Recent Reviews:

  • Robert B
    Riverview, Canada
    Trip Type:
    Love it if you like Rail history.
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 30th September 2018
    Situated at the end of the rail line in Port Erin, Isle of Man. Not large but has a gift shop and a railroad simulater that is unique and has several levels of competence you can attain. Only 2£ to... Read full review
  • EESW1
    Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    An excellent small museum
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 28th September 2018
    The museum is in the old goods shed at the station. It is a bit like the Tardis - it doesn’t look very big from the outside but don’t be fooled it is a lot larger than you might think. It contains... Read full review
  • John O
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Great Little Museum
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 16th August 2018
    Open when the steam train is running this is a nice little museum to visit with plenty of old railway memorabilia and some old trains and carriages inside. Well worth a visit if you are in Port Erin Read full review

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