National Railway Museum

Museum/Heritage/Gallery/Visitor Centre

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION

The museum will remain closed during the current coronavirus outbreak.

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Take a trip to York and enjoy free entry at the award winning National Railway Museum. Home to iconic locomotives and an unrivalled collection of engineering firsts, the museum celebrates the past, present and future of innovation on the railways.

Get up close to icons of the rails including Mallard, the world’s fastest steam locomotive. Climb on board the Japanese bullet train, discover how high-speed rail travel began and journey back in time to experience the working life of a station. You can visit Queen Victoria’s favourite saloon, explore over 200 years of history and find out how railways shaped our world.

Watch turntable demonstrations, climb on board historic carriages and find out fascinating facts from our experts in daily talks and tours. Ride on the miniature railway and try our explosive science shows and hands-on family fun activities throughout the school holidays.


Opening Hours

Sun 10:00 18:00
Mon 10:00 18:00
Tue 10:00 18:00
Wed 10:00 18:00
Thu 10:00 18:00
Fri 10:00 18:00
Sat 10:00 18:00
Winter (from 1 November 2020) 10:00 17:00

Facilities

  • Disabled Access
  • On-Site Parking
  • Wi-Fi
  • Child Friendly
  • Indoor

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