The Port Erin Railway Museum can be found quite literally at the end of the line in Port Erin.
You can learn about the history of the steam of powered railway from its inception in 1873 to the present day. You can view steam engines and carriages including the royal carriages which carried The Queen and Queen Mother in 1963 and Queen Elizabeth II in 1972.
Memorabilia and posters are featured and interpretive displays can be found on display. The museum boasts the Isle of Man’s only railway simulator. Unveiled in summer 2016, the Drive the Diesel simulator experience costs £5 for a 15 minute session or £10 for the enthusiast level training. The Railway Museum is open March to November between 9:30am to 4.30pm. Expert guides from our Heritage Railway Volunteers are generally on hand on Sunday mornings from 11am to 1pm to offer tours of the museum.
After your meander through the past walk across the road to Cafe’ Red, for some refreshments before you continue you exploration of Port Erin. The Cafe’ Red Restaurant offers a wide variety of food and drink and is guaranteed to satisfy you.