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

Clickety Clack at the National Railway Museum

Science shows

Come and join our Explainers for fun filled interactive science shows suitable for all the family. Choose from two - check which is running on the daily diary when you arrive.


Clickety Clack at the National Railway Museum


Come have some fun and join our Explainers in one of our interactive railway stories.

Little Playstation

Little Play Station

Bring your imagination to life in our early years play area for under 5's in the Great Hall.

Shake and stir your senses

Take a thrilling ride on our Mallard Experience.

Kids Handbook at NRM

Kids' Handbook

Take an amazing train ride through railway history!

The perfect accompaniment for visitors aged 6–11. Only £5 – ask at the museum.

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