Barrow Hill Roundhouse Museum, Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Britains only surviving operational Roundhouse Engine Shed
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Our next events are...


STEM day for schools TBC

March 15th

Details coming soon


Science Day – Steam into STEM

March 16th

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Easter Event

April 20th

Details coming soon


Rail Ale 2019

16th, 17th and 18th May 2019

Tickets on sale NOW!

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


WW1 Peace Event

June 29th

Details coming soon


Archaeology Dig

July 8-19th

Details coming soon


Science Day

August 17th

Details coming soon


Steampunk weekend

September 21st and 22nd

Details coming soon


Halloween Weekend

October 26th-27th

Details coming soon


Christmas Event

December 7th

Details coming soon


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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.