Recent Museum Updates and Upgrades:

May 2019

  • Several new pieces added to the Marklin Model Railways display.

April 2019

  • Overhaul of the Museum’s main website

March 2019

  • Corgi Landrover plastic “test shot” on sprue … Before going into full diecast production, moulds would sometimes be “shot” with plastic, to identify any potential problems.

February 2019

January 2019

  • Replacement of all the screens around the central 1930s model railway layout with brand new perspex.

December 2018

  • Major upgrade to the Minic Ships display. It now features almost all of the original range (we only have about seven more items to find to complete the collection).

November 2018

  • Stationary Steam Engine, and electrical generator

October 2018

  • Märklin gauge 1 “Crocodile” locomotive.

September 2018

  • Addition of a significant architectural model factory building to the 1930s layout, in memory of Denis Hefford.