• NRM York

    Future Engineers

    22 - 30 October

    A week of fun, interactive family experiences that
    invite you to help shape the railways of tomorrow.

          Find out more

  • =
  • NRM York

    Ambulance Trains

    Now open

    Step into a forgotten First World War story
    in our new free exhibition in Great Hall.

  • =
  • NRM York and Shildon

    Highlights of our Collection

    Our curators have picked some 'must-sees' on your visit

  • =
  • NRM York

    Join our royal family

    All year round in Station Hall

    See the world's finest collection of
    royal carriages.

  • =


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-5pm

What’s on

Locos in a different light

Experience beautifully lit locomotives as part of the Illuminating York festival. 

Please note that on Wednesday 26, Thursday 27, Friday 28 and Saturday 29 October, Great Hall will close at 5pm while we set up the Locos in a Different Light event. Station Hall will remain open during this time. 

York Central

York Central

York Central is an exciting development scheme for York with enormous potential to deliver economic growth, jobs and sustainable housing for the city. We're right in the middle of the plans - keep up to date with news.

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