The national headquarters of the Historical Model Railway Society (HMRS) contains a display area and shop; a Study Centre containing an extensive library, archive and reading rooms; and a secure archive store housing large collections of drawings and photographs.
The display area, containing a number of exhibition standard model railway layouts and other models, and shop are accessed via the Matthew Kirtley Building and are open to the general public on peak days.
The Study Centre is currently only available by appointment to HMRS Members and bona fide researchers conducting railway studies. Further details can be obtained from the Centre Manager on 01773 745959 or by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note: This attraction is operated by an independent organisation and the Midland Railway – Butterley cannot guarantee its opening days and times.