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The National Railway Museum in York is a must-see attraction for rail enthusiasts and historic transport buffs. Located in the heart of York, the museum is home to over 300 years of railway history, with exhibits ranging from early steam engines and carriages to modern high-speed trains.

Visitors can explore a range of interactive exhibits and displays, including the Great Hall, where some of the most iconic trains in British history are on display (such as the world's fastest steam locomotive, No. 4468 - Mallard.

The museum also has a number of special events and activities throughout the year, including steam weekends, family activities, and behind-the-scenes tours.

In addition to the main museum, visitors can also take a trip on a vintage steam train or visit the museum's restoration workshops to see how the trains are restored and maintained.

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Open hours today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Monday


  • Tuesday


  • Wednesday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Thursday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Friday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Saturday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Sunday

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • June 23, 2024 5:05 am local time

    The information on Monty's Guide website is advisory and some places have restricted access during temporary closures or special event days. Please be sure to check the website of the place you intend to visit before travelling

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