Visitor Information

fordsonOpening Times

We are open from 10am to 4.30pm on the following days:

Sunday 7th April 2024
Sunday 5th May 2024
Sunday 2nd June 2024
Sunday 7th July 2024
Sunday 4th August 2024
Sunday 1st September 2024
Sunday 6th October 2024


We make a small charge of £3 for adults and £1.50 for children 5 to 15 years old.  Under 5 is free. This includes train rides on the railway. Dogs are allowed, provided they are kept on a lead.

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.

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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.