Visit this Christmas
Make memories this festive season at the National Railway Museum. Get the family together and immerse yourselves in our atmospheric halls of iconic locomotives.Click to read more
Make memories this festive season at the National Railway Museum. Get the family together and immerse yourselves in our atmospheric halls of iconic locomotives.New
Build your very own LEGO steam locomotive that you can take home in this fun making activity.New
A collection of interviews with railway workers who have helped get key workers to and from their jobs and given back to their communities—and country—during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Join us throughout 2021 for Climate Talks, a series of panel discussions, Q&As and events exploring the problems caused by climate change.
Climb aboard and experience the railways in small scale on our fantastic miniature railway ride.
Experience the thrill of riding on the footplate of the world’s fastest steam locomotive in our exhilarating simulator ride.
Discover surprising stories from the museum’s past as a bustling railway works with our atmospheric new audio trail.
This powerful, aerodynamic masterpiece rocketed to 126mph in 1938, a steam speed record that was never surpassed.
Named after its legendary designer, this 'flying banana' is a beautifully preserved example of the High Speed Train which blazed a trail in 1976.
This is the original Rocket—George and Robert Stephenson's world-changing locomotive which kick-started a golden era of innovation.
It's back! Climb on board our bullet train and step back to 1960s Japan, where a revolution in high-speed train travel is underway.Now open
Arrive in style by taking our quick, convenient road train between the museum and the Minster.
Explore issues around diversity and inclusion in STEM in Open Talk, a new series of online talks sharing the untold stories of science.
Amp up the G-force and conquer gravity in our outdoor play area.
Budding engineers and train drivers can explore and experiment in our play area for under-5s.