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The Colonel Stephens Railway Museum

Recording the Career of Holman Fred Stephens, Light RailwayPromoter,
Engineer and Manager, His Family, His Railways and His Successors.

''A Quart of a Museum in a Pint pot'' - Old Glory Magazine

Colonel Stephens and Rolvenden poster

'This extraordinary collection of materials, vividly telling the story of Colonel Stephens and his exotic collection of bizarre railways' (Sir Neil Cossons, Director, National Science Museum)

One of the best - and intelligently set-out - Railway Museums I have ever seen' basilhoward on tripadvisor.


Museum Wins Top Award

 The Museum received a top museum award at a ceremony held at the Manchester Museum of Science and Industry in 2015.

The Morton’s Media (Heritage Railway Magazine) Interpretation Award cited the Museums’ 'continuing magnificent highlighting of a unique dimension of British railway history'.