One Billion Journeys
Step into a black-and-white world of life on China’s railways, seen through the lens of acclaimed photographer Wang Fuchun.Click to read more
Step into a black-and-white world of life on China’s railways, seen through the lens of acclaimed photographer Wang Fuchun.Now open
Rub shoulders with legends—Great Hall is home to awe-inspiring engines telling the world-changing story of the railways.
Steam rides are back! Relive the golden age of steam with a ride behind one of our historic locomotives.Book now
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.
Enjoy a great day out with stimulating science-packed shows and games, a new outdoor play area and a fresh summer menu.
Explore a century of railway life in Station Hall, a former goods shed now home to our inspiring collection.
Join our team for the day for a unique taste of life at the museum.New
How do you turn a locomotive around? Find out in this eye-opening talk, then see our impressive turntable in action.
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.
Pop inside this light and airy space to see operational vehicles taking a break.
Arrive in style by taking our quick, convenient road train between the museum and the Minster.