4th December 2022 to 11th December 2022


Whitehead Excursion Station



Dates: Sundays 27th November; 4th & 11th December


We need you! Please come to Whitehead Museum to help us find Santa!

He comes to our workshops every year to make Christmas toys for all the boys and girls. This year he has become distracted by our wonderful steam engines. Mrs Claus and the elves are really worried that if he can't be found children won't get their presents! Please come and help. There is a gift for everyone child who does.

  • This is an interactive guided trail featuring professional actors.
  • Suitable for children of all ages.
  • Trail includes a steam train ride within our premises.
  • Trails start promptly at advertised times. Please be on the platform to meet your guide.
  • Trails include outdoor areas. They will run regardless of weather conditions.

There are also additional bookable options:

  • Explore our Whitehead Railway Museum to view our collection of magnificent machines and discover the secrets of the RPSI's 100-year-old Midland Railway buildings, together with the more recent additions. Book here.
  • Enjoy a visit to our Platform 3 Cafe for a quick cuppa, or something more substantial.

Each show is limited to 30 people and takes up to 40 minutes, running at: 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:30, 14:30, 15:30.

All Tickets: £18

Tickets may also be purchased at:
Visit Belfast Welcome Centre, 9 Donegall Square North, BT1 5GJ
+44 28 9024 6609

Please read our Frequently Asked Questions.