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National Railway Museum
Leeman Road, York YO26 4XJ

Entry to the museum is free

Under 12s must be accompanied by an adult

Opening times

We're open daily, including bank holidays.

  • 10.00–17.00 in winter  (from Monday 4 November 2019)
  • 10.00–18.00 in summer
  • Closed 24–26 December

To make the most of your visit we recommend arriving at least one hour before we close.


Getting here

Our museum is easy to get to by rail, bus, bike and on foot. From 14 October 2019 all visitors will be welcomed through our main entrance and the Leeman Road entrance will no longer be in use.


Our staff will be happy to help if you need assistance during your visit.

Find out more about facilities and accessibility.

Other useful information

Museum shop

Browse our extensive range of railway gifts, memorabilia, models and more at our shops—located in Great Hall and by the main entrance—or explore our online selection.