Railway Museum Extension: Latest News

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Thanks to your generous donations we have been able to start construction of our railway museum extension.

We are progressing so well that we have nearly exhausted the funds raised to date. We are around £5000 short of our £50,000 target; without these funds we will not be able to complete the fit-out of the museums. Continue reading Railway Museum Extension: Latest News

Prestigious Exhibit For Railway Museum

Our volunteers have been hard at work with their £50,000 project to extend the popular Mountsorrel Railway Museum. The project will enable the current restoration area in the museum to be moved into a purpose built extension, which will double the amount of museum space available for public display of… Continue reading Prestigious Exhibit For Railway Museum

Railway Museum Extension – Black Friday Deal

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Our generous supporter, who is providing the match funding for your donations, has agreed to TRIPLE, yes TRIPLE, any donations made from NOW up until Friday November 30th. Every £1 you donate becomes £3 towards our target, and, if you gift aid your donation, it becomes £3.75. Continue reading Railway Museum Extension – Black Friday Deal

Railway Museum Extension

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We are thrilled to have obtained planning permission for our Railway Museum extension. Now, with your help, we need to raise £18,000 to fund the building. Continue reading Railway Museum Extension

Christmas Closing Dates

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We will then be closed from Saturday December 23rd to Sunday December 31st, opening again at 10:00am on New Years day January 1st 2018. Continue reading Christmas Closing Dates

Christmas gifts suggestions

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As if you need reminding Christmas is only a few weeks away! Have you thought about starting your Christmas shopping yet?

If you are looking for something a little different for that special friend or loved one, then you might find it at the heritage centre. Continue reading Christmas gifts suggestions

MS & LR No. 946 arrives at Mountsorrel

GCR 946 arrives at MARCH

We have taken delivery of a very special railway coach, MS&LR No. 946. Built by the Manchester Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway in 1888, before becoming the Great Central Railway in 1897, it has taken 16 years to restore from derelict condition and now looks amazing. Some of you may have… Continue reading MS & LR No. 946 arrives at Mountsorrel