• NRM York

    British Transport Police Weekend

    29 April-1 May

    Part of Mystery on the Rails season

    Join us for a fun-filled family weekend featuring sniffer dogs,
    police officers and curious crime-solving activities.

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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

    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

Ambulance Trains

The forgotten story of the ambulance trains used to evacuate sick and injured troops on an unprecedented scale during the First World War.

Future Engineers

Future Engineers

In October 2016 the National Railway Museum joined forces with three UK rolling stock companies to launch Future Engineers, an interactive exhibition which inspired young visitors to think about how they could shape the railways of tomorrow.

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