Calendar

  • Family activities

    Carriage access at the NRM

    Vehicles you can access

    We're opening up more of our collection so that you can enjoy them up close.


    Free for all

    05 May 2014 - 06 Jul 2016

  • Exhibitions

    LMS Princess Coronation Class 6229 Duchess of Hamilton

    On display in the Great Hall


    Free for all

    26 Feb 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

  • Exhibitions

    The Flying Scotsman Story

    This exciting exhibition illustrates the story of the Flying Scotsman route, service and locomotive.


    Free for all

    All year round

  • Exhibitions

    open for business at the national railway museum

    Open for business


    16 May 2014 - 07 Sep 2014

  • Talks and tours

    How a steam engine works

    The steam engine — demystified.


    Free for all

    Daily

  • Events

    Kenneth Grange Draws a Train

    Kenneth Grange draws a train

    An exhibit giving a fascinating insight into Grange's process of designing the High Speed Train.


    Free for all

    04 May 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

  • Family activities

    Mallard Experience

    Mallard Experience

    Our Mallard 75 celebrations may be over but you can experience the sounds, sights and smells of the world's fastest steam locomotive in this simulator ride.


    All year round

  • Family activities

    Miniature Railway

    Take a ride and enjoy the scenery around the museum.


    Daily

  • Exhibitions

    Moveable Feast

    Discover a culinary railway world of diverse items from the early days of catering to the present day.


    25 May 2013 - 31 Dec 2014

  • Events

    open for business at the national railway museum

    Open for business

    A major touring photographic exhibition which reveals the untold story of British manufacturing and industry through the lens of some of the world's greatest photographers. Starts on May 16th.


    Free for all

    16 May 2014 - 07 Sep 2014

  • Family activities

    Outdoor play area

    Play outside or take a ride on our miniature railway.


    Daily

  • Family activities

    Restaurant and café

    Relax in our licensed restaurant and café.


    All year round

  • Family activities

    Road Train

    Arrive from the City Centre on our Road Train.


    Dates vary

  • Talks and tours

    Station Hall tour

    Learn more about some of the fascinating objects in Station Hall.


    Free for all

    Weekdays only

  • Events

    A different class of travel

    This summer we're exploring the different ways railway passengers have travelled throughout the years. We're opening up more carriages than ever before, so why not climb aboard and see what you can discover?


    Free for all

    23 Jul 2014 - 31 Aug 2014

  • Talks and tours

    Turntable talk and demo

    Watch the Great Hall's impressive turntable in action.


    Free for all

    Daily

  • Talks and tours

    Winding engine demo

    Watch our Explainers demonstrate two winding engines in the Great Hall.


    Free for all

    Termtime daily

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