• NRM York

    Summer Sleuthing

    22 July – 2 September

    Discover the science behind crime and mystery and follow
    the clues to solve a murder with fun events for detectives of all ages.

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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

    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

    Ambulance Trains

    Now open

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

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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

The Missing Passenger

Can you solve the mystery?

Future Engineers 2017

Future Engineers

Future Engineers returns to the National Railway museum this October with a theme of Conquering Forces and hands-on activities for the whole family.

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