What’s on at NRM York
There's something for all the family this half term at the National Railway Museum.
- 13 Feb 2016 - 21 Feb 2016
- 10am - 6pm
- Families, Suitable for all ages
- Family activities, Events
All events other than our miniature railway are free - check on your daily diary when you arrive for changes to the programme and or changes in location/times. Our Road Train will also be running to and from York Minster for a fun easy way to find us.
Punch and Judy's Railway Adventure
Station Hall, Platform 6 | 11:15am, 1:15pm, 2:15pm, and 3:15pm
Adventure takes an exciting trip to the seaside with two very special guests. Suitable for under-6s and their families.
Great Hall | several times a day, check your daily diary on arrival
Its one of our main features in our Great Hall: learn what it is and how its used in this demonstration by our Explainer team.
South Yard | £2.50 or £8 for a family
Everyone loves going on our new miniature railway ride. Please remember to bring your coat if the weather turns inclement.
How a Steam Locomotive Works
Great Hall | 4pm
Find out the principles of what makes steam traction work in this talk about our Explainers in front of our cut-away engine Ellerman Lines.
Cab and Carriage access
Great Hall & Station Hall | check times on daily diary when arriving
Get on carriages and locomotive footplates accompanied by our Explainer team, including icons such as Mallard and Duchess of Hamilton.
Royal Carriages / Porters tour
Station Hall | check times on daily diary when arriving
Learn more about our splendid Royal Carriages in Station Hall or find out more about the life of a station porter. Talks alternate on different days.
Shinkansen (Bullet Train) talk
Great Hall | check times on daily diary when arriving
Our Bullet Train is the only example outside of Japan. Find out why even now the engine is an icon of progress and engineering excellence.