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National Railway Museum

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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
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Shildon open 10am-4pm

What’s on

Royal Carriages

From Queen Victoria's lavish 'palace on wheels' to King Edward VII's well-furnished smoking saloon discover the biggest collection of royal carriages in the world.

First World War

World War One ambulance train

To commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the First World War, we are focusing on a wartime railway story which is perhaps less well-known. From July 2016, our exhibition will tell the story of the ambulance trains used to transport sick and injured troops, both in theatres of war and in the UK.

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