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Living Ironstone Museum

Living Ironstone Museum

Cottesmore Oakham LE15 7BX

Museum Museum

Living Ironstone Museum - An outdoor adventure, cast in an ironstone quarry. Covering 19 acres of reclaimed quarry, railway tracks and nature trails, Rocks by Rail is a journey back in time.

This museum is an outdoor adventure, cast in an ironstone quarry. Covering 19 acres of reclaimed quarry, railway tracks and nature trails, Rocks by Rail is a journey back in time.

It’s an unmissable opportunity to experience an awesome industrial landscape. Explore fascinating nature trails. Take a train trip. Drive a classic loco. Tour the workshop and loco yard. View the ironstone exhibition and learn about its importance throughout history. Then sit back with a cuppa in a 1960s style caf, or browse the Museum shop.

Rocks By Rail is a big value day out. Whether you’re a family seeking informative fun, a rail and digger enthusiast, or a teacher looking for ways to bring lessons to life you’ll find the living ironstone museum so involving you’ll wonder where the hours went!

Main Features:


Standard Gauge RailwaysStandard Gauge Railway
Narrow Gauge RailwaysNarrow Gauge Railway
 

Facilities:


MuseumMuseum
WorkshopsWorkshops
ToiletsToilets
DisabledDisabled
ShopShop
CafeteriaCafeteria
Picnic AreaPicnic Area
 
 

Special Features:


Guided ToursGuided Tours
Footplate ExperienceFootplate Experience
 

Quarry and diggers, nature trails and picnic spots.