The Stores

Ever wondered what it’s like behind the scenes at a museum?

Find out when you visit The Stores! Use the artefact and archive collections to research, investigate and explore the railways of the past.

Engage with the museum’s collections and archive and delve into the history of the Stockton & Darlington Railway. Discover objects and artefacts relating to the development and operation of railways in North East England that aren’t found in the permanent display.

Items on display in The Stores will keep changing. You're guaranteed to see something new every time you visit! 

The Space (within The Stores) is an area specially designed for community exhibitions exploring Darlington and the town’s railway heritage.

The Stores are sponsored by Bussey & Armstrong.

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