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National Railway Museum in York
The National Railway Museum is the largest of its kind in the world, boasting a host of record-breakers and history-makers, and attracting around 740,000 visitors each year.
The NRM is home to a wide range of railway icons and literally millions of artefacts, from Mallard - the worlds fastest steam engine - to a lock of Robert Stephensons hair. Many of the Museums vast collection of over 100 locomotives and engines are on display in the Great Hall, helping to illustrate the development of the railways from Rocket to Eurostar.
New in 2006, The Flying Scotsman Story is a 700,000 pound permanent exhibition, which tells the remarkable history of the locomotive, the people whose lives it has touched and the famous London-Edinburgh express from which it takes its name.
All year 10:00am - 6:00pm