Education at NRM York

Explore the science, technology and history of the railways with the NRM’s Learning Team. We offer a range of workshops for all ages to help you get the most out of your visit, all FREE.

From Rocket To Bullet

Explore the science behind the railways with our explosive science show. See us launch our Barbie cannon! KS2, 35 minutes.

Building Bridges

Building Bridges - Education at the National Railway Museum

Feel the forces involved in bridges – literally. Discover what tension and compression mean as you become part of a bridge. KS3, 40 minutes.

Book a school visit

Contact our Learning Support Officer to book workshops or get more information.

World War Two: Operation Pied Piper

Learning at the National Railway Museum

Make your own gas mask and experience wartime conditions. KS2, 45 minutes.

Quick! The Queen is Coming

Quick quick the queen is coming

Help our Explainers make sure the Queen's journey runs smoothly. KS1, 25 minutes duration.

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