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Station Hall and other parts of our museum are closed, please check the Visit page for the latest info about closures.

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Visit York

Renowned for its exquisite architecture—from quaint cobbled streets to the imposing Minster—York is a flourishing city ripe for exploring.

Boasting a wealth of exciting visitor attractions, the city has plenty to keep you entertained after your visit to the National Railway Museum. Whether you’re exploring for the day or staying for a longer, more leisurely experience, York has something to inspire you. Below you’ll find all the information you need to make the most of your stay in this beautiful, historic city.

York Pass

The city’s official sightseeing card is your one-stop shop for York’s best sights. You’ll save money at 30 top attractions and over 40 shops and restaurants—including 10% off in our café and restaurant.

Get a York Pass

Visit York

Explore all that York has to offer on the city’s official tourist information website, Visit York. You’ll find hundreds of attractions, museums, historic buildings, tours, shops, restaurants and bars on the site.

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Welcome to Yorkshire

Inspiration isn’t hard to find on the region’s official tourism website, Welcome to Yorkshire. The huge variety of experiences, sights, and guides will leave you spoilt for choice.

Discover the county