• NRM York

    Easter Family Fun

    24 March – 15 April

    Join us for three weeks of family fun revealing
    the wonder behind engineering and the railways.

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  • NRM York

    Steam train rides

    Most weekends

    Step back in time and experience what it was like to
    travel by steam train with a ride through South Yard.

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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

    Step into a forgotten First World War story
    in our 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)
Locomotion open 10am-4pm

What’s on

Little Play Station

Our Little Play Station is a new and exciting space for children under 5 and their families to discover the world of railways and our collection by learning through play.


Discover the intricate details of railway history through seldom-seen objects from our vast collection of more than one million items.

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