What's on

Current and upcoming events, exhibitions, talks and tours.

Family activities

York Miniature Railway

York Miniature Railway Ride

Our new Miniature Railway Ride is now open - great fun for train lovers of all ages!

22 Jul 2015 - 01 Jan 2018


IRS seminar

Ambulance Trains

Opening on 7 July - the forgotten story of the ambulance trains used to evacuate sick and injured troops on an unprecedented scale during the First World War.

Free for all

07 Jul 2016 - 31 Dec 2017

Talks and tours

How a steam locomotive works - talks and tours at the National Railway Museum

How a steam engine works

The steam engine — demystified by one of our Explainer team.

Free for all


Background: 'Skegness is so Bracing' LNER Poster