Visitor Information

fordsonOpening Times

We are open from 10am to 5pm on the following days:

  • Sunday 7th April 2019
  • Sunday 5th May 2019
  • Sunday 2nd June 2019
  • Sunday 7th July 2019
  • Saturday 3rd / Sunday 4th August 2019 – Open Weekend
  • Sunday 1st September 2019
  • Sunday 6th October 2019


We make a small charge of £3 for adults and £1.50 for children.  This includes train rides on the railway.

How to find us

The museum is located in the village of Dorrington, off the B1188 Lincoln to Sleaford road.  Turn into the village at the “Musician’s Arms” pub, and follow the road through the village, and under the railway bridge.  The museum entrance is 300 yards on the right.

Car parking is provided adjacent to the museum.  From the entrance gateway, follow the farm road for 1/2 mile, bearing left where the road forks.


Disabled Facilities

There is a disabled toilet available, and the train can accommodate a wheelchair.  Please note that some of the museum site is not accessible by wheelchair.


Our small cafe provides a limited service of tea, coffee, soft drinks, crisps and chocolate bars. You are welcome to bring your own lunch, such as sandwiches.


We can accommodate parties on other days.  Please contact us for details.