Current and upcoming events, exhibitions, talks and tours.
We are hard at work on some exciting new developments in our South Yard. These include creating a bigger and better miniature railway and building a temporary theatre for performances by York Theatre Royal. These improvements mean that our miniature railway, steam rides, play area and Depot are closed until the summer. There is still lots to see and do on your visit.
Mark 50 years since a people's farewell with our display of the train that took the statesman on his solemn last journey.
30 Jan 2015 - 03 May 2015
Our Little Play Station is a new and exciting space for children under 5 and their families to discover the world of railways and our collection by learning through play.
All year round
Why do children love trains so much? Our immersive and playful new exhibition explores childhood fascination with trains and railways.
20 Mar 2015 - 06 Sep 2015