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Nostalgic

Had a day rover on the SVR so got off at Highley to look at the museum. Free entry with our train... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
WorcesterMoray
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Worcester
A lot to see-great for all ages

Yes this museum etc is suitable for all ages and our very young grandson was fascinated with all... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2018
GPTLebu
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Droitwich-Spa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

More for the avid train spotter bearded type, but still interesting for a browse. The kings carriage and the postal carriage were very interesting., otherwise it’s a train spotters paradise. Still worth a visit whilst in Highley, as it was part of the SVR ticket...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a day rover on the SVR so got off at Highley to look at the museum. Free entry with our train tickets. Liked the trains best and read all the information on them with interest. Plenty of other exhibits also to look at. Took...More

2  Thank WorcesterMoray
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

I'm a fairly regular visitor to severn valley railway and the engine house at highley is my normal lunch time stop, the museum is awesome, the restaurant used to be expensive but ok, nothing special just ok, but now what has happened, it is awful,...More

1  Thank Robert H
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Yes this museum etc is suitable for all ages and our very young grandson was fascinated with all the engines on display-so much so we had to view every one several times!. Everything so well laid out with engines and other railway memorabilia on display....More

Thank GPTLebu
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

A very good selection of locomotives on display with a few other exhibits such as a Royal Mail sorting coach and George VI royal coach. The balcony offers good views over the line.

Thank RobertFGCarter
Reviewed September 22, 2018

Amazing food amazing views so quiet staff very friendly was great watching trains go by my son loved it to and my fiancé can’t wait to go back soon

Thank tracyspence67
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Good variety of attractions to view and the food from cafe upstairs is delicious. As long as you have a freedom of the line ticket the attraction is free. Excellent views from the balcony and very quiet

Thank Japper2
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

Huge effort and thought gone into this. Great place to visit. Loved the exhibits and videos and history boards. Very well geared up for young children with cartoon films and giant puzzels plus play area. Superb balcony and coffee shop with full view of trains...More

Thank DuncanS382
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

We went there to look at the engines but before doing that stopped for lunch in their cafe. WOW - best food ever. We had the most amazing Hunters Chicken and a Shepherd Pie to beat all others!!! Can't say enough about the quality of...More

1  Thank Chris B
Reviewed August 21, 2018

This is just about the only thing to do if you stop off at Highley while riding the Severn Valley Railway. It costs £6.50 or so to enter, or free if you present your Severn Valley Railway ticket. £6 seems rather steep to get in...More

1  Thank KlapauciusJapan
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