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The National Railway Museum is now open. Please book your free admission tickets in advance or request a visit for education groups

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Schools: What to see and do on a visit

Bring learning to life with a visit to the museum and discover inspiring objects and stories.

Bookings are now open for school visits on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays term time. 

Our offer has been adapted to ensure the safety of all visitors and adhere to government guidance. 

Booking requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis, with priority given to those groups booking facilitated sessions.

What will my visit look like?

Explore the museum at your leisure or book one of our exciting sessions for your students. Find out more using our Schools Programme page.

You can stay for as long as you like, we recommend up to two hours.

Key information before you request your visit

  • In line with Government guidance and to support the NHS Test and Trace, we will retain the visit organiser’s contact details, in line with GDPR. Read our Privacy Policy.

Before you book

Please read the 'What else do I need to know?' section below and have this info ready:

  • Name, address and postcode of school/organisation

  • Email address of school/organisation

  • Visit organiser’s name, email and mobile number

  • No of children and age group

  • No of adults

  • Any special arrangements required

Scheduled dates

What else do I need to know?

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