February half term
Your mini engineers will love these half-term activities. From robots to miniature railways, there are lots of ways to have a fun-filled day.Click to read more
Your mini engineers will love these half-term activities. From robots to miniature railways, there are lots of ways to have a fun-filled day.Half term
Build your very own LEGO steam locomotive that you can take home in this fun making activity.Book now
A collection of interviews with railway workers who have helped get key workers to and from their jobs and given back to their communities—and country—during the COVID-19 pandemic.
See a conservator in action and ask questions as a member of our Conservation team gets to work on this historic object.New
Climb aboard and experience the railways in small scale on our fantastic miniature railway ride.
Experience the thrill of riding on the footplate of the world’s fastest steam locomotive in our exhilarating simulator ride.
Discover surprising stories from the museum’s past as a bustling railway works with our atmospheric new audio trail.
This powerful, aerodynamic masterpiece rocketed to 126mph in 1938, a steam speed record that was never surpassed.
Named after its legendary designer, this 'flying banana' is a beautifully preserved example of the High Speed Train which blazed a trail in 1976.
This is the original Rocket—George and Robert Stephenson's world-changing locomotive which kick-started a golden era of innovation.
It's back! Climb on board our bullet train and step back to 1960s Japan, where a revolution in high-speed train travel is underway.Now open
Arrive in style by taking our quick, convenient road train between the museum and the Minster.
Amp up the G-force and conquer gravity in our outdoor play area.
Budding engineers and train drivers can explore and experiment in our play area for under-5s.
Find out how railway signals work and see our historic model layout in action with our award-winning volunteers.