Frequently Asked Questions

Are you a dog friendly site?

Yes, well behaved dogs on leads are permitted onsite. However, we do ask that they do not enter the Diner inside the museum. We ask all dog owners to remain responsible whilst on our site and to clear up their own waste.

Are you wheelchair friendly?

Yes, the site at Statfold is relatively flat, the trains can accommodate wheelchairs and we have disabled toilets & lift to the mezzanine floor in the museum.

Is there parking onsite?

Yes, we have ample parking onsite & disabled parking.

I don’t drive, is there a bus service?

Currently there are no public bus services running past Statfold. We do supply a shuttle bus service from 3 locations in Tamworth town centre including the train station for some of our larger events however, it is best to check the timetable on the events page.

Can I pay on the gate?

This is judged on an event by event basis, but we always advise for you to pre-book you tickets to avoid being turned away at the gate.

All our planned events can be seen here

Is there a cash machine onsite?

We do not have a cash machine onsite currently.

Are there catering facilities onsite?

Yes, we have food vans serving hot foods and Diane’s Diner inside the museum serving hot and cold drinks, sandwiches, crisps, cakes & more. We also cater for weddings, functions and conferences on-site.

Are you open every day?

Our office hours are Monday – Friday 8.30am-4.30pm.

We are currently open to the public on event dates only please see the events section of the website to check out the dates.

I would like to volunteer at the railway, how do I go about doing this?

Please contact our Collections Manager, Alex on 01827 830389 or email

I would like to hire the site for a private event, who do I need to speak to?

Please contact us on 01827 830389 or email

Do you allow camping on site?

Yes, to book your pitch please contact the events office on 01827 830389.

Our brand new for 2021, play park!

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