Current and upcoming events, exhibitions, talks and tours.
We are hard at work on some exciting new developments in our South Yard. These include creating a bigger and better miniature railway and building a temporary theatre for performances by York Theatre Royal. These improvements mean that our miniature railway, steam rides, play area and Depot are closed until the summer. There is still lots to see and do on your visit.
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
Mark 50 years since a people's farewell with our display of the train that took the statesman on his solemn last journey.
30 Jan 2015 - 31 May 2015
Why do children love trains so much? Our immersive and playful new exhibition explores childhood fascination with trains and railways.
20 Mar 2015 - 06 Sep 2015