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Festive Family Fun at the Railway Museum

Get the family together and make some memories at the National Railway Museum this festive season.

POP-UP SCIENCE SHOWS – Be wowed by pop-up science shows as you try to help Father Christmas overcome forces by testing how friction will affect his sleigh.

CHRISTMAS CRAFT – Help to light Father Christmas’ way on Christmas Eve by designing your own lantern at the making station.

PIXEL PUZZLES – Put your merry maths skills to the test with the popular pixel puzzles to find a hidden Christmas picture.

BUILD A LOCO – Build your very own LEGO steam locomotive that you can take home. Find out more.

MINIATURE RAILWAY – Hop aboard the miniature railway to enjoy a little taste of train travel. Perfect for the whole family. Tickets available on-site.

MALLARD EXPERIENCE – Experience the thrill of being on the footplate of the world’s fastest steam locomotive in this exhilarating simulator ride. Book tickets online.

SHOP – Don’t forget to have a look around the shop, where you’ll find gifts aplenty—including the fantastic Azuma toy train. Don’t worry if you can’t make it though, you can shop online, too.

STATION HALL – This Christmas will be your last chance to see Station Hall for a while—it closes for 18 months on 3 January for a refurbishment. Find out more about what’s in store for Station Hall.

17th December 2022 to 2nd January 2023 – Closed on 24, 25 and 26 December – Visit the website for more details


Mon 02 Jan

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National Railway Museum
Leeman Road, York YO26 4XJ
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