• York

    Churchill's Final Journey

    A display commemorating the 50th anniversary
    of Sir Winston Churchill's state funeral.

  • York

    A day out with Paddington™

    14 -22 February 2015

    Our special guest will be making personal appearances
    at intervals on each day.

  • NRM York

    Join our royal family

    All year round in Station Hall

    See the world's finest collection of
    royal carriages.

  • NRM York

    Countess of York

    Now open

    An exquisite new dining experience for every occasion.

  • NRM York


    26 September 2014 - 1 March 2015

    Discover the adventure, mischief and drama of trainspotting,
    through a season exploring the much misunderstood hobby.


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-5pm
(Search Engine opening times)
Shildon open 10am-4pm

What’s on

A Day Out with Paddington

Nine days of family fun this February half term with the one and only Paddington Bear.

Flying Scotsman update

Flying Scotsman at the National Railway Museum

We anticipate that the restoration work to return iconic locomotive Flying Scotsman to steam will be completed in 2015, after a milestone moment in the project was safely passed this month.

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.

Find out more

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