What’s on at NRM York
See demonstrations and battles featuring the robots from Robot Wars
- 23 Mar 2013 - 24 Mar 2013
- FREE Entry (a small charge applies for activities marked *)
- Suitable for all ages
- Great Hall
Celebrate National Science & Engineering Week with an action-packed weekend of live demonstrations, battles and activities.
Events and activities
Live robot battles
10.30am, 12pm, 1.30pm, 3pm Watch live battles featuring robots from TV's Robot Wars in our 8m2 arena, complete with integrated lighting, sound and the infamous Pit of Oblivion.
11.25am, 12.55pm, 2.25pm, 3.55pm Marvel at the world-famous rope-climbing humanoid, capable of climbing over 20 metres. Make sure you don't miss the party trick at the top.
Between our amazing demonstrations, don’t miss appearances from the mechanoid Sidewinder and a full-size Dalek.
10.30am-4.30pm Create your very own simple robot. (A small charge applies.)
Let off steam on our slides and climbing frames.
Experience breathtaking rides on our rocking and rolling Simulator
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.