• NRM York

    May Mysteries

    27 May-4 June

    Bring the family for a fun day out this May half term with
    science busking, steam rides and our Missing Passenger
    exhibition, plus great food and locomotive legends.

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  • NRM York

    Countess of York

    Winner of VisitEngland's Award for Excellence for afternoon tea.

    Experience the luxury of railway dining in our beautifully
    restored carriage. Indulge in delicious cakes and dainty
    sandwiches as part of our award-winning afternoon tea.

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  • NRM York

    Mystery on the Rails

    23 March–3 September


    Uncover the special place railways have in mystery and detective fiction. Intrigue and activities for the whole family.

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  • NRM York

    The Missing Passenger

    23 March-3 September

    Put your detective skills to the test in our intriguing crime scene.
    Can you solve the mystery? Part of Mystery on the Rails season.

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  • NRM York

    Ambulance Trains

    Now open

    Step into a forgotten First World War story
    in our new free exhibition in Great Hall.

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Welcome

National Railway Museum

Free Entry

Discover 300 years of history and 1,000,000 objects that changed the world in the UK's largest railway museum.

York open 10am-6pm
(Search Engine opening times)
Shildon open 10am-4pm

What’s on

Ambulance Trains

The forgotten story of the ambulance trains used to evacuate sick and injured troops on an unprecedented scale during the First World War.

Future Engineers

Future Engineers

In October 2016 the National Railway Museum joined forces with three UK rolling stock companies to launch Future Engineers, an interactive exhibition which inspired young visitors to think about how they could shape the railways of tomorrow.

Sir Nigel Gresley overhaul

Sir Nigel Gresley in the workshop at NRM York

A4 Pacific Sir Nigel Gresley is currently in The Works for its 10-year overhaul. Be sure to drop in to see progress from our Works balcony.

Background: Replica Sans Pareil