• NRM York

    Future Engineers

    Conquering Forces

    21 October – 5 November

    Explore the fascinating world of forces this October half term
    with fun interactive workshops for the whole family.

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  • Tim Peake's Spacecraft

    Get up close to this historic piece of engineering, which brought
    the astronaut back to Earth from the International Space Station.

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  • NRM York

    Countess of York

    Winner of VisitEngland's Award for Excellence for afternoon tea.

    Experience the luxury of railway dining in our beautifully
    restored carriage. Indulge in delicious cakes and dainty
    sandwiches as part of our award-winning afternoon tea.

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  • NRM York

    Flying Scotsman tours

    It's not too late to enjoy a special trip hauled
    by our world-famous locomotive.

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  • NRM York

    Ambulance Trains

    Step into a forgotten First World War story
    in our exhibition in Great Hall.

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National Railway Museum

Free Entry

Discover 300 years of history and 1,000,000 objects that changed the world in the UK's largest railway museum.

York open 10am-6pm
(Search Engine opening times)
Shildon open 10am-4pm

What’s on

Expressive Forces, featuring FLUX Dance

Find out how forces help engineers get trains hurtling down our tracks in this free dance workshop. Part of our Future Engineers half-term fun.

Future Engineers

Future Engineers

Future Engineers returns to the National Railway museum this October with a theme of Conquering Forces and hands-on activities for the whole family.

Sir Nigel Gresley overhaul

Sir Nigel Gresley in the workshop at NRM York

A4 Pacific Sir Nigel Gresley is currently in The Works for its 10-year overhaul. Be sure to drop in to see progress from our Works balcony.

Background: Replica Sans Pareil