Children/Family

Day Out With Thomas at East Anglian Railway Museum

All aboard for a day of big adventure!

Activities


Peep! Peep! Join Thomas & Friends for a day of family fun at the East Anglian Railway Museum. Take a train ride with Thomas, meet Sir Topham Hatt and join Sodor Station Sweepers Rusty & Dusty for a trainload of excitement.

There will be lots to enjoy all day, including:

• Unlimited rides with Thomas, Percy and Daisy.
• Meet Toby and Henrietta.
• Re-enactments of classic Thomas stories by Sir Topham Hatt and Rusty & Dusty featuring Thomas.
• Watch the Rusty & Dusty show.
• Imagination Station play zone with Thomas & Friends activities.
• Join Rusty & Dusty for Sir Topham Hatt’s storytelling sessions.
• Model railway display.
• Unlimited rides on the miniature railway.
• Train-themed children’s playground.
• Other Thomas & Friends themed activities.
• Exciting Thomas & Friends giveaways for every child.

FAQs


How long is the Thomas ride?
All Thomas rides are approximately 10 minutes long.

Are the Thomas rides unlimited?
Yes.

What does my Day Out with Thomas ticket include?
Your ticket includes all the activities included in the activity section above.

Do I need to book a ticket for a child aged 0-2 years?:
No. Children aged 0-2 years attend for free and no ticket is required.

Will tickets be available to purchase on the day?:
No. Tickets must be purchased online in advance.

What time can I arrive?:
Your arrival time depends on the time slot you have booked - please arrive no more than 30 minutes before your session time. There are two sessions to choose from when booking your ticket: 10:00 - 13:00 or 13:00 – 16:00.

Can I travel directly to the venue by train?:
Yes. Visit www.nationalrail.co.uk and search for the station ‘Chappel & Wakes Colne’. Please note there is no step-free access if arriving by rail.

If you have more questions about the Day Out With Thomas program, please visit the main FAQ page.

Ticket Prices


Adult: £16.00
Child 2–17: £12.00
Child 0–2: £0.00

Family of 4 special price: £52.00 (2 adults and 2 children) – discount applied automatically at check-out
Family of 5 special price: £62.50 (2 adults and 3 children) – discount applied automatically at check-out

Prices listed above exclude booking fees.

All transactions are subject to a non-refundable 0.75p transaction charge and non-refundable 10% booking fee (8% on family discount).

Railway Information


Opening times

10:00 – 16:00*
*Pre-bookable time slots at either 10:00-13:00 or 13:00-16:00.

Facilities

Parking

Free car parking is available onsite for up to 200 vehicles.

Address

Chappel & Wakes Colne Station
Station Road
Wakes Colne
Colchester
Essex
C06 2DS



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East Anglian Railway Museum
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Saturday 27 August 2022
10:00
East Anglian Railway Museum
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Saturday 27 August 2022
13:00
East Anglian Railway Museum
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Sunday 28 August 2022
10:00
East Anglian Railway Museum
Good availability
Sunday 28 August 2022
13:00
East Anglian Railway Museum
Good availability
Monday 29 August 2022
10:00
East Anglian Railway Museum
Good availability
Monday 29 August 2022
13:00
East Anglian Railway Museum
Good availability
Saturday 29 October 2022
10:00
East Anglian Railway Museum
Good availability
Saturday 29 October 2022
13:00
East Anglian Railway Museum
Good availability
Sunday 30 October 2022
10:00
East Anglian Railway Museum
Good availability
Sunday 30 October 2022
13:00

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  • Family of 4 special price: £52.00 (2 adults and 2 children) – discount applied automatically at check-out.
    Family of 5 special price £62.50 (2 adults and 3 children) - discount applied automatically at check-out.
  • Chappel & Wakes Colne Station, Station Road, Wakes Colne, Colchester, Essex C06 2DS