What’s on at NRM York

May half term

Explore a different side to our museum this half term as you discover secret stories and embark on adventures around our halls.

23 May 2015 - 31 May 2015
Suitable for all ages, Families
Events, Family activities

We've got something for everyone, from craft activities to live theatre performances and storytelling sessions.

The Art of Running a Railway

Station Hall | 10:30am, 12pm, 1:30pm, and 3pm

Discover the hidden stories behind our huge Terence Cuneo painting of Waterloo Station in our exciting new Platform 4 Theatre Performances.

Make Your Own Engine

Station Hall | 10:30am – 4:30pm | £1

Make your very own model toy steam engine, complete with moving wheels. Play with it in the museum or take it home as a souvenir of your visit.

Become a Railway Explorer

Great Hall next to FK7 | 10:30am – 4:30pm | Free

Explore the Great Hall in a different way! Grab one of our interactive backpacks filled with exciting activities and set off on an adventure around our museum. Ideal for 3-7 year olds.


Station Hall next to Mink Van | 11am, 12pm, 2pm, and 3pm

Budding storytellers roll up! It's your chance to tell us where the train in our story takes us in our interactive storytelling workshop.

See also

Background: 'Skegness is so Bracing' LNER Poster