Brass, Steel and Fire
See the original Rocket and journey through an age of innovation when miniature locomotives were brought to life.Click to read more
Rub shoulders with legends—Great Hall is home to awe-inspiring engines telling the world-changing story of the railways.
Journey back in time to the golden age of steam with a ride behind a steam locomotive.Book now
See the original Rocket and journey through an age of innovation when miniature locomotives were brought to life.
Amp up the G-force and conquer gravity in our outdoor play area.Now open
Come rain or shine, climb aboard and experience the railways in small scale on our fantastic miniature railway ride.
Explore a century of railway life in Station Hall, a former goods shed now home to our inspiring collection.
Exploring literary materials and songs that celebrate and document the stories of railway workers.
Discover the intricate details of railway history through seldom-seen objects from our vast collection.
Peek into the past and imagine what it was like to tour Britain as part of the royal family.
Climb on board our bullet train and step back to 1960s Japan, where a revolution in high-speed train travel is underway.
Allons-y! Get up close to a marvel of modern engineering and discover the challenges of building a submarine rail tunnel.
Arrive in style by taking our quick, convenient road train between the museum and the Minster.
Pop inside this light and airy space to see operational vehicles taking a break.
Think like an engineer in our operating workshop, where you can see rail restoration work in action.
Immerse yourself in our amazing collections, discover some incredible engineering and become an expert in railway history.