National Railway Museum

in York

Address: Leeman Road, York, North Yorkshire, YO26 4XJ

Phone: 033 0058 0058

Email: info@railwaymuseum.org.uk

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Description

Escape the day-to-day and join National Railway Museum for a journey through time. Get up close to icons of the rails including Mallard, the world’s fastest steam locomotive. Discover how high-speed rail travel began and journey back in time to experience the working life of a station. Explore over 200 years of history and find out how railways shaped our world.

Admire the splendour of royal travel with the world’s finest collection of royal carriages, before digging deeper into the museum’s historic site in the new audio trail Sound Tracks.

Hop aboard the miniature railway for a little taste of train travel before tucking into a tasty lunch at one of two on-site cafes.

To keep your visit safe and enjoyable, the museum have introduced some temporary changes to their site. You can now book a free, timed admission ticket before you arrive in order to secure entry. Further guidance can be found on their website.

For a fantastic FREE* day out for the whole family in York, visit the award winning National Railway Museum.

Get up close to over 300 years of fascinating history in York’s only National Museum. Explore our giant halls full of trains and railway legends including the majestic Duchess of Hamilton, step on to the futuristic, Japanese Bullet Train or marvel at the stunning opulence of the Royal Trains.

Get on board awe inspiring locomotives, watch our engineers at work in The Workshop, uncover hidden treasures in The Warehouse and make tracks to the outdoor area. The children can let off steam with our outdoor play area, miniature railway rides and loads of interactive exhibits.

Every weekend the kids can engage in interactive science shows and storytelling and throughout the school holidays enjoy family activities, steam rides and special events.

For further information about what’s on, please call 0844 815 3139 or visit www.nrm.org.uk

Prices

FREE ENTRY.

*Please note there may be a small charge for special events and activities

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