What’s on at NRM York
Take part in family fun this Easter
- 29 Mar 2013 - 14 Apr 2013
- Great Hall
Calling all young railway detectives. This Easter, solve the clues to track down hidden treasures, and try fingerprinting and police photography. Come along for action-packed science shows, interactive story telling, steam rides and more.
A small charge applies for activites marked with a *.
Railway Detectives events
Could you be a railway detective?
Daily 10.30am-4.30pm Solve the clues to find hidden objects and claim your Railway Detective ID badge.
Meet the British Transport Police
2-5, 10-14 April (10am-2pm); 6-7 April (afternoon). Dates/times subject to change Come and meet the people keeping our railways safe today.
Finger printing and police photography
Daily 10.30am-4.30pm Fancy seeing if you’ve got the skills needed to fight crime? Come and learn the tricks of the trade as you take fingerprints and try out police photography.
Daily Meet a Victorian policeman to hear about the dangers of the new railway (various times throughout the day), or come and watch Crime on the Line (11.30am and 2.45pm) - stories of audacious real life crime on the railways.
Find out more about railway crime and its prevention when you explore our Warehouse and discover some of the surprising items in our collection.
Other events and activities
Have an action-packed adventure and let off steam on our slides and climbing frames.
29 March-14 April, 10.30am-1pm and 1.30pm-4pm Experience the thrill of riding behind a real working steam engine. Rides are about 8 minutes. £2 per person. Wheelchairs and pushchairs can't go on, but you can leave them on the platform during the ride.
From Rocket to Bullet or All Aboard the Bubble Train.
All aboard! Take a trip on our 7¼" gauge train in the South Yard. The miniature railway runs every day, weather permitting. £1
Ride the Road Train from Duncombe Place (by York Minster) to the museum. Road Train timetable.
Experience breathtaking rides on our rocking and rolling Simulator