• Tim Peake's Spacecraft


    Get up close to this historic piece of engineering, which brought
    the astronaut back to Earth from the International Space Station.

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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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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)
Locomotion open 10am-4pm

What’s on

Space Descent VR with Tim Peake

This incredible virtual reality mission puts you in the pilot’s seat of Tim Peake’s spacecraft to experience a truly incredible journey back to Earth.

Tim Peake's Spacecraft - now on display in York

Soyuz capsule

Get up close to Tim Peake’s Spacecraft at the National Railway Museum. Soyuz TMA-19M has landed, along with the incredible Space Descent VR experience and fun hands-on activities.

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.

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