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Flying Scotsman

Get up close and see inside the cab of the world's most famous steam locomotive.

After a busy 2023 celebrating its 100th birthday, Flying Scotsman is on display as part of our Flying Scotsman Story exhibition for everyone to see.

Visitors can use an accessible ramp to access the footplate and see inside the cab, perfect to create lasting family memories. Access to Flying Scotsman is included with your museum admission ticket.

As well as seeing the legendary loco up close, find out all about its intriguing history in the surrounding exhibition, which includes the 100 Years, 100 Voices film.

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Want to get even closer? Try our immersive Flying Scotsman VR Experience for a journey back in time and around the world covering some of the greatest moments in the locomotive’s past 100 years.

Find out more about Flying Scotsman.