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The National Railway Museum

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About us

The National Railway Museum in York has the largest collection of railway objects in the world and attracts more than 740,000 visitors per year.

The collection includes over 260 locomotives and rolling stock, 600 coins and medals as well as railway uniform and costume, equipment, documents, records, artwork and photographs.

The museum’s vast art collection comprises over 11,000 posters, 2,300 prints and drawings, 1,000 paintings, and 1,750,000 photographs.

The National Railway Museum forms part of the Science Museum Group, along with the Science Museum in London, the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester, the National Science and Media Museum in Bradford and Locomotion in Shildon.

Admission to the National Railway Museum is free, for more information visit: