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National Railway Museum

Book an educational visit

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Fill in the form below to request an educational visit to the National Railway Museum.

Once we receive your form, one of our learning team will get in touch to discuss availability and to confirm your booking.

If you simply wish to enquire about availability please email or call us. If you'd like to book a visit for a non-education group, see our group bookings page.

About your group
More about your visit
Do any of your students have special educational needs or requirements?
Learning Activities
Which activities would you like to include in your visit?
You may choose to include up to three sessions.
 
Parking
The National Railway Museum can offer limited free parking for coaches and minibuses only.
 
Do you require coach parking?
If yes, for how many coaches?
Do you require minibus parking?
Lunch and goody bags
Would you like to reserve a picnic area for lunchtime?
If yes, please choose a time slot
Would you like to book packed lunches?
Our in-house kitchens can provide packed lunches ready for collection at break time. Prices start from £5.00 including sandwiches, drinks and fruit, as well as some tasty treats.
 
Would you like to include goody bags?
Our gift shop can supply ready-made goody bags for your visit for a small charge.
 
Extras
Would you like to book tickets for our miniature railway?

An optional ride on our Miniature Railway is available to school parties for £30 per train and can accommodate up to 30 people. The ride lasts 7–8 minutes. Children under 12 years must be accompanied by an adult. Between April and October rides are available between 10.30 and 17.00.  Between November and March rides are available from 10.30 to 12.45 and 13.15 to 16.00, subject to weather and staffing.

Would you like to book tickets for the Mallard Experience simulator?
An optional ride on our Mallard Experience simulator ride is available to school parties at a discount rate of £1.50 per child and adults go free. The ride lasts 5 minutes and can seat a maximum of 12 people at a time.
 
Supervision
The National Railway Museum is a public place and it is a condition of booking that group leaders remain with their group at all times to supervise them. Please confirm that you accept this requirement.
 
How did you hear about us?
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