National Railway Museum, York

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The National Railway Museum in York is home to over 300 years of history and over a million wonderful objects.

Visit to marvel at iconic locomotives, watch engineering work in progress in the Workshop, browse their object-filled Warehouse, and let off steam in the outdoor play area.

Below is a list of confirmed activity for 2018. The National Railway Musuem also run free fun family activities throughout school holidays including explosive science shows, interactive storytelling and daily turntable demonstrations.

Ambulance Trains

Step on board a historic railway carriage and immerse yourself in the atmosphere of a First World War ambulance train.

Ambulance trains carried millions of sick and injured soldiers to safety throughout the 1914-1918 conflict. Join us to discover this untold story, by moving through the carriage and exploring a ward, a pharmacy and a nurses’ mess room

Details of all of the events can be found on at

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