Dates, times and events

Steaming weekends and events for 2017

April 22-23 Model Railway Weekend See an amazing array of model trains and working railway layouts – plus interactive ones for kids. Triple in steam both days.

May 20-21 Stationary Engine Display Watch these vintage engines at work, some of them lovingly restored by our volunteers. Triple in steam both days.

June 17-18 Father’s Day Weekend See the Triple in steam both days and ride on the railway. Special event to be announced.

September 16-17 Open House London Visit Kempton for free and see what makes our museum one of London’s great secret locations. Triple NOT in steam.

September 23-24 The Kempton Classic Car & Bike Show (Sunday only) See the Triple in steam both days and, on Sunday only, the best car show in West London. See a huge range of magnificent cars, from big American sedans and supercars to pre-war sports tourers, plus a great display of classic motorcycles. To display your car or bike, email

October 21-22 The Marvels of Meccano A fabulous display of amazing things… all made from Meccano! Triple in steam both days.

November 18-19 Christmas at Kempton Your last chance to see the Triple in steam this year, plus stalls, great raffle prizes and lots of Christmas cake, mince pies, tinsel and festive fun!

Weekday opening

The museum is open to the public every Tuesday and Thursday (except in December) for viewing only. The Triple will not be in steam, although volunteers will be on hand to answer questions and – where possible – give visitors a guided tour of the engine. Please note: children under 1.4 metres (56 inches) are not allowed on the engine tour for safety reasons.

Opening hours 10:30am to 4pm – if the gate signposted ‘Museum Entrance’ is closed, please press the button marked ‘Trust’ on the main gate to be let in.

Prices for weekday viewing Adults £5; concessions £4; under-16s free

Steaming weekends

The Triple will be in steam on the dates listed above (excluding London Open House on September 16-17 2017, when admission is free but no steaming).

Guided tours and talks Free guided tours of the unrestored Triple are available on steaming weekends. Children must be over 1.4 metres (56 inches) tall for safety reasons.

Opening hours 10:30am to 4:00pm (first steaming 11:30am; last steaming 3:00pm)

Prices Adults £7; concessions £6; under-16s free.

Group visits For details and prices, please contact 01568 720571 or email

Free visitor parking; toilets, including baby-changing; museum and railway shop; light refreshments and home-made cakes. We accept all major credit cards. We regret that disabled access to the engine house is currently unavailable. Dogs are permitted on a lead.