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MOTAT Live Telecommunications

Come and see our operational collection come to life every third Sunday of the month, each month we have a different theme!

Date & Time

16 Aug 2020 | 10am - 4pm



Live Days are a fantastic time to experience MOTAT in action. This month celebrate the fascinating history of telecommunications, learn about Morse Code, telegraphy, get involved with craft activities and more. Plus all our wonderful Live Day activities will be going full-steam!

MOTAT Live activities include:  

  • Telecommunications craft activities

  • Steam train rides

  • Military vehicle rides       

  • Heritage tram rides

  • Horse and carriage rides      

  • Lolly making demonstrations        

  • Printing press demonstrations

  • Blacksmith working in the forge

Ride on a historic steam train.

Make MOTAT Live an essential day out for the whole family.

MOTAT Live activities are weather and operational dependent.


We recommend parking in our large car park at M2 and enjoying the free vintage tram ride between sites.