Barrow Hill Roundhouse Museum, Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Britains only surviving operational Roundhouse Engine Shed
Diesel Gala, Derbyshire, Rarities at Barrow HillRail Ale Festival at Barrow Hill Roundhouse, ChesterfieldDiesel Gala, Derbyshire, Rarities at Barrow HillSteam and Diesel Galas at Barrow Hill Roundhouse and Railway Museum

Our next events are...


Family events and activities at Barrow Hill Roundhouse and Railway Museum Jools Holland at barrow Hill Roundhouse, Chesterfield
Science Fun at Barrow Hill RoundhouseRail Ale Festival at Barrow Hill Roundhouse


And coming soon...

World War One Weekends

Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st October 10am-4pm
Sunday 28th October 10am-4pm
Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th November 10am-4pm

Join us to mark the centenary of the end of World War One by exploring a special pop-up exhibition in the Roundhouse on how the conflict affected people locally in Derbyshire. Listen to speakers give special talks on the subject and take part in creating a symbolic piece of community artwork to mark the occasion that will be displayed on Remembrance Weekend.
Details of speakers and talk timings will be published soon.


Halloween Fun - Saturday 27th October 10am-4pm

Things are getting a bit spooky at the Roundhouse. Don your Halloween costumes and join us for a family fun day filled with tricks and treats. Have a go at monster mask making in our learning room, listen to some chilling tales told by professional storyteller Sophie Snell and join us for a screening of a special spooky film made by students at Springwell Community College.


Christmas Family Fun - Saturday 8th December 10am-4pm

Join us for a day of Christmas crafting and festive musical accompaniments that will get you feeling all jolly. More details to be announced nearer the time.


Rail Ale 2019

SAVE THE DATES! 16th, 17th and 18th May 2019

Tickets will go on sale on 1st December 2018.

Visit www.railalefestival.com for up to date information.


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Entry by donation.
Charges apply on special event days.
Cafe available for food and refreshments.
Please visit our shop selling railway memorabilia and souvenirs.

Our opening hours are Saturdays and Sundays 10.00am-4.00pm. Closed Monday to Friday, including Bank Holidays.

There is a diversion in place due to a road closure at Junction 29a of the M1; this will add approximately 10 minutes to your journey time if you use this route to reach the Roundhouse. This diversion will be in place until 31st March 2015.