Family activities

Enjoy a fun day out for all the family as you explore over 300 years of railway history at the National Railway Museum.

Special event

October half-term at the National Railway Museum

October half term

A unique collaboration with York Theatre Royal as their Takeover Festival comes to the museum for the week!


Clickety Clack at the National Railway Museum


Come have some fun and join our Explainers in one of our interactive railway stories.

Little Playstation

Little Playstation

Bring your imagination to life in our early years play area for under 5's in our Great Hall.

Shake and stir your senses

Take a thrilling ride on our Mallard Experience.

Kids Handbook at NRM

Kid's Handbook

Take an amazing train ride through railway history!

The perfect accompaniment for visitors aged 6-11. Only £5, ask in the museum.

Background: 'Skegness is so Bracing' LNER Poster