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Mallard Experience

Our Mallard 75 celebrations may be over but you can experience the sounds, sights and smells of the world's fastest steam locomotive in this simulator ride.

Adults £4
Children £3
Booking not required, simply buy your tickets on the day at the Simulator itself
Suitable for all ages
Family activities
Great Hall

Don't miss out on our spectacular state-of-the-art 12 seater simulator ride located in the Great Hall. Recreating Mallard's record breaking run this is the only place for you to experience the sounds, sights and smells of the world's fastest steam locomotive.

"How they (the train drivers) survived I don't know. That was very good, I'd do that again."

"That's a cool simulation.... really enjoyed that, thank you"

Meet the real people who were part of this amazing record breaking run and experience what it would feel like to fly around the engine. This unique, animated film is a recreation of this incredible record breaking run.

For those who wish to see this incredible film without the motion, we have a static fully accessible version of the experience.

The ride lasts about 5 minutes, and you do not need to book tickets: simply go to the simulator (in the Great Hall) and buy your tickets when you visit us.

Under 5's

And for those that aren't quite old enough, there's still the chance to ride on this famous loco with our kids pod for the under 5’s (or those under 1.07m height).

Additional health and safety restrictions apply.

This venture is in partnership with Metropolis.

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