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Sound Tracks

Experience the museum’s past as a bustling railway works with our atmospheric new audio trail controlled by your phone.

Sound Tracks reveals the long and surprising history of our site, connecting you with people from the past who worked here and highlighting the thought-provoking stories around every corner.

The audio tour immerses you in stories including Great Hall’s time as a busy engine shed, the impact of a Second-World-War bombing raid and the contribution of women workers on the railways. 

The trail is accessible for free via your smartphone. Please note headphones are not provided. Visitors are welcome to listen to the trail with or without headphones.