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-5pm
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Locomotion open 10am-4pm

What’s on

Christmas at York

Escape the cold and join us this festive season to enjoy quality time with the whole family. We’re open 10am – 5pm every day, except for 24, 25 and 26 December when we are closed.

Tim Peake's Spacecraft - now on display at Locomotion

Soyuz capsule

Get up close to Tim Peake’s Spacecraft at Locomotion in Shildon. Soyuz TMA-19M has landed, along with the incredible Space Descent VR experience and fun hands-on activities.

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