Education at NRM York

All our sessions are FREE and require booking in advance.

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.

Stephensons' Rocket

Stephensons' Rocket - education at NRM York

Discover the history and science behind one of the most famous locomotives of all time with this interactive workshop. KS1, 25mins.

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