October half term at National Railway Museum Saturday 24th October - Sunday 1st November

Visit a museum that moves you this half term. Return for your favourite activities, including our Miniature Railway and Pop-up Science shows.

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    Visit a museum that moves you this half termReturn for your favourite activities, including our Miniature Railway and Pop-up Science showsExplore our mighty collection of world-class locomotives, from the record-breaking Mallard to the revolutionary Rocket.  


    We’ve made some changes to the museum to keep your visit safe and enjoyable, including free, timed admission tickets to manage visitor numbers. Make sure you book your free admission tickets in advance as we expect to be fully booked. 


    Your favourite activities are back, including our Miniature Railway on selected days. Travel between the museum and the centre of York in style on our Road Train. Book ahead to re-live Mallard’s record-breaking run on Mallard Experience, our exciting simulator ride. Our outdoor play area will also be open and we are reopening our indoor under-5s play area in Great Hall. 


    What can marshmallows tell us about tunnelling? What do eggs and bridges have in common? Find out in our live Pop-up Science demonstrations Monday to Friday, 11.0015.00. 


    Explore over 200 years of history from 24 October – 1 November at the National Railway Museum. Be sure to read our safety information in advance on our website, including full details of what is open. 

    Pricing Information

    Book your free admission tickets in advance

    Opening Times

    10.00-17.00 daily, 24 October - 1 November


    National Railway Museum Leeman Road, YO26 4XJ

  • Facilities
    • Accessible by Public Transport
    • Guide Dogs Welcome
    • Disabled Access
    • Disabled Toilets


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