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“Lots of trains”

National Railway Museum
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US$50.21*
and up
The York Pass Including Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Ranked #1 of 201 things to do in York
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: For a fantastic day out for the whole family in York, visit the award winning National Railway Museum. Get up close to over 300 years of fascinating history in York's only National Museum. Explore our giant halls full of trains and railway legends including the majestic Duchess of Hamilton, step on to the futuristic Japanese Bullet Train or marvel at the stunning opulence of the Royal Trains. Get on board awe-inspiring locomotives, watch our engineers at work in the Workshop, uncover hidden treasures in the Warehouse and make tracks to the outdoor area. The children can let off steam in our outdoor play area, and our miniature railway ride is perfect for the whole family. Every weekend and throughout the school holidays, the kids can enjoy a lively programme of events, including science shows, story telling, steam rides, craft activities and special events. Please note that calls to our listed phone number (0844...) cost 4.25p per minute plus your phone company's access charge.
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Kent, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Lots of trains”
Reviewed 15 July 2014

From Thomas to the Rocket to many newer trains - this place has them all and a turn-table as well. While it is 'free' they are pretty firm in asking you to donate when you get your entrance ticket.

Visited May 2014
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“Great conference venue”
Reviewed 14 July 2014 via mobile

Asked to speak at a conference at the NRM I wasn't sure what to expect - but it was well catered, in a room with a view, and with the opportunity to tour the terrific museum at the end of the day. This could well be one of my favourite places in the world...!

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ayrshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“We'll worth a visit”
Reviewed 14 July 2014

Great half day out at railway museum, loads to see, and finishing with road train to york minister finished off great visit perfectly.

Visited July 2014
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York, United Kingdom
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“Visit to see Mallard”
Reviewed 14 July 2014

Excellent museum. Well worth a visit. Free admission, donations appreciated. Excellent informative staff.

Visited June 2014
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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“Heaven for a train lover”
Reviewed 14 July 2014

Fantastic displays , helpful volunteers , a national treasure . we loved it , a whole day is insufficient

Visited June 2014
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