• NRM Shildon

    Shildon Shed Bash

    23 July-31 July 2016

    Inspired by famous 'Shed Bashes' of the 1950s and 1960s
    Flying Scotsman will be joined by some special guests
    for this free event at Locomotion.

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  • NRM York and Shildon

    Highlights of our Collection

    Our curators have picked some 'must-sees' on your visit

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  • NRM York

    Organising a group visit?

    Relive a golden era and see history brought to
    life through the railways.

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  • NRM York

    Join our royal family

    All year round in Station Hall

    See the world's finest collection of
    royal carriages.

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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

Scotsman season 2016

Get up close to the steam legend for free as our season of events and activities to celebrate the fame and celebrity of this iconic locomotive continues.

First World War

World War One ambulance train

To commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the First World War, we are focusing on a wartime railway story which is perhaps less well-known. From July 2016, our exhibition will tell the story of the ambulance trains used to transport sick and injured troops, both in theatres of war and in the UK.

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