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Have you booked your Santa Specials tickets yet? Last year they sold out pretty early so book now to avoid disappointment!
The earlier you book, the more choice you have as to dates and seats.

1:37pm 30 Oct 2014

It's our final weekend too ( unless of course you're coming to our ticketed Santa Specials event!)

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Good Morning to all our Friends and Visitors, George Stephenson's Birthplace Museum is opening its doors today for our final weekend this season. Opening times today until Sunday are 11am - 3pm (last entry at 2.30pm). Please arrive early to avoid disappointment. Our Tearoom is also open from 11-3pm (last serving 2.30pm)

9:26am 30 Oct 2014


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