Conferences and teambuilding

The National Railway Museum is the perfect platform for corporate events, conferences and special occasions.

From the glory of Flying Scotsman to the romance of Brief Encounter and the luxury of the Orient Express – trains have transported, inspired and entertained us.

The National Railway Museum welcomes you to our unique and exciting environment, ideal for conferences, teambuilding, dinners and receptions.

Our award-winning event facilities include:

  • Six multi-purpose meeting rooms, seating up to 140
  • Excellent delegate rates
  • Large, unique platform venue for dinners up to 800
  • Dedicated conference centre entrance and reception
  • Free car parking for organisers, delegates and guests
  • Close to York station
  • State of the art technology
  • Fully air-conditioned
  • Natural daylight
  • All meeting rooms Wi-Fi enabled

Venues at York

Conference offers

Enhance your DDR or evening event at the National Railway Museum by choosing from one of the following perks:

'Tis the Season festive offer

New Year New Start offer

Terms and conditions apply, offers valid to new enquiries only, only one perk per booking and perks are subject to availability. For full details, please get in touch with the Events Team.


Want to know more?

For more information, or to arrange an appointment to view our facilities, please call our events team on 01904 686226, or email us: nrmevents@nrm.org.uk

Download our venue hire brochure

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Theatre Style 120 60 20 20 40 140 110 25 78
Closed boardroom 32 18 14 14 20 30 24 18 -
Open boardroom 36 18 - - 10 26 24 - -
U-shape 32 20 - - 8 - 24 - -
Classroom 48 18 - - 12 - 36 - -
Workshop x6 60 30 - - 12 66 42 - -
Workshop x8 80 40 - - 16 88 56 - -
Banqueting 70 - - - - - 60    
Wi-fi Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
Projector / screen Y Y N N N Y Y N Y
Internal PA N N N N N N Y N Y
13 amp sockets 40 17 8 8 16 24 18 6 4
Length (m) 15.8 7.5 4 4 8 17.5 12.5 7 11.2
Width (m) 8.8 8.8 6.1 6.1 8.8 10 10 5 7
Height (m) 2.2 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.7

See also

Background: BR Horse Box