Hands-on History: Create a Train at Castlerea Railway Museum

About the event

All aboard for a special children’s craft workshop to create and decorate your own toy train in the Castlerea Railway Museum!

Join Scéal Heritage as you build, paint and decorate your own small locomotive train cab, and learn about the story of trains. During the workshop, step on board a real train in the Museum, experience what it was like to be the train driver, pretend to be a passenger and discover all about the history of trains in Ireland. The workshop lasts for 1.5 hours, and is suitable for children aged 7 – 12 years old.

This event is scheduled as part of Heritage Week 2022, and is kindly supported by Creative Ireland and Roscommon County Council Arts Office.


Where is it taking place?

Castlerea Railway Museum,
Co. Roscommon,
F45 E920

When is it taking place?

August 21st, 11:30am to 1pm.

Who is it suitable for?

Suitable for children aged 7 – 12 years old


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Do you need to book?

Yes booking is required. Email

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Event Details

Maker: Donna Gilligan

Starts: Aug 21 at 11:30 am

Ends: Aug 21 at 1:00 pm

Discipline: Toy Making

Location: Roscommon

Type: Workshop

Price: Free, limited places please book