Discover the West Shed Museum: Home of The Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust
Explore our collection of steam locomotives and historic railway carriages by visiting us, or use this website to discover more from your own home!
Find out where we are and what you can enjoy during a visit to the West Shed.
*Please note we are currently closed due to Covid-19 – please check for updates*
Find out about our opportunities for school visits or use our learning resources at home or in the classroom.
Have a go at some creative craft activities and puzzles at home – we have something for all ages!
Take a look here for our latest news, volunteer stories, and to explore behind the scenes of our collections.
Please help us to look after our historic steam locomotives and railway carriages by making a donation. Your support will also help us to keep the West Shed Museum open for visitors to enjoy for years to come. As a Registered Charity we are grateful for every penny received!
To make a donation online, please click on the ‘Make a Donation’ button below or find out more on our Donate page
This website has been created to help you explore the West Shed and its museum collections in different ways. The West Shed is home to The Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust – to find out about our other activities, please visit our other website: www.prclt.co.uk
This map shows the approximate location of the West Shed – please see our Location and Opening page for actual directions on how to get here.
Telephone: 01773 743986
The Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust – West Shed Midland Railway-Butterley, Ripley, Derbyshire, DE5 3QZ