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Trains to the National Railway Museum

Discover over 200 years of history and much more at the world's greatest railway museum

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Get up close to thousands of amazing objects and over 200 years of fascinating history in York's only national museum.

Explore the giant halls full of engines and railway legends including Mallard the world's fastest steam locomotive, the majestic Duchess of Hamilton and one of the largest steam engines ever built in Britain, the Chinese locomotive.

Wander among thousands of curious treasures in the Warehouse and discover the museum's hidden gems in Search Engine, the library and archive centre. Watch the engines move on the turntable and the engineers at work in the workshop.

Kids can let off steam in the outdoor play area, enjoy lively science shows, take a ride on the miniature railway or learn through the interactive exhibits. With daily demonstrations, tours and a special events programme, there's something to keep the whole family entertained.  Plus, admission to the museum is free!

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Getting to the National Railway Museum

The best way to travel to the National Railway Museum is by train of course! Hop on board your local CrossCountry service to York station, starting from all around the UK.

Start your search for cheap train tickets to York using the 'Find your train' panel at the top of the page or download our free the CrossCountry app.

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