National Railway Museum


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Leeman Road
York
North Yorkshire
YO26 4XJ
England

The National Railway Museum is in York houses the world's greatest collection of railway items. This includes the record-breaking Mallard, the iconic Japanese Bullet Train and a stunning collection of Royal Trains The museum is part of the Science Museum Group and is free to enter. With daily demonstrations and a special programme of exhibitions and events, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Summer opening: 10am - 6pm Winter opening: 10am - 5pm

Charges:

Free entry

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Facilities and services

Facilities:

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Education facilities available
  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Library
  • Library with public access
  • Mail order service available
  • Meeting room available
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Parking for disabled available
  • Picnic area
  • Reception and lunch facilities for educational groups
  • Refreshments
  • Research facilities for academics
  • Restaurant
  • Shop
  • Study facilities
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to some public areas
  • Wheelchairs available for loan

Services:

  • Academic publications and resources available
  • Activities for pre-school children
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Guided tours
  • Information point provided
  • Licensed for weddings
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Primary school education service available
  • Public access available to collections information
  • Secondary school education service available
  • Specialist publications on collections available

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