Family activities

Enjoy a fun day out for all the family as you explore over 300 years of railway history at the National Railway Museum.

Special event

Santa Steam train rides at the National Railway Museum

Santas Steam Adventure

All aboard for a magical steam ride with Santa filled with immersive storytelling, a truly festive atmosphere and tasty restaurant treats. Booking soon.


Fantastic journeys - half term at the National Railway Museum


Kids will love our interactive Explainer-led stories, which bring to life the sounds of the railway and the royal trains.

Make the most of York

After your visit to the museum, explore the rest of this beautiful, historic city.

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Shake and stir your senses

Take a thrilling ride on our Mallard Experience.

Kids Handbook at NRM

Kid's Handbook

Take an amazing train ride through railway history!

The perfect accompaniment for visitors aged 6-11. Only £5, ask in the museum.

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