Home to iconic locomotives and an unrivalled collection of engineering brilliance, we celebrate the past, present and future of innovation on the railways.
Dedicated to igniting our visitors’ curiosity about the people, places and engineering marvels behind the railways, we put our passion for amazing stories into everything we do.
We’ve got big plans for the future—find out more about our Masterplan and the museum’s role in the York Central development.
Who we are
Friends of the National Railway Museum
The Friends play a vital role in supporting our work, contributing significant amounts to large projects such as restorations and supporting other activities on a regular basis.
Find out how you can contribute or become a member at the
Friends of the National Railway Museum website.