Upcoming National Railway Events
So there are quite a few events coming up at the National Railway Museum between now and early next year.? We thought we would tell you about a few of them but be sure to check our the main page on our website for the full listing of National Railway Museum events, as well as other great events!
The Best of Modern Railways29 September ? 04 January 2013
Wander round our new exhibition to see the greatest British railway achievements from the last 50 years, as voted for by the readers of Modern Railways Magazine.
From the most inspiring industry leader to the most ground-breaking technical innovation, see the objects relating to these historic milestones and learn about their impact in shaping our railways.? Free entry
Fun with Paddington Bear
27 October ? 4 November 2012
Paddington Bear? will be here for the October school holidays so grab your duffle coat and marmalade sandwiches and join us for lots of family?fun. You?ll have the chance to meet him at various times throughout the day and dress up like the bear himself. There'll also?be lots of other half term activities taking place including steam rides*, storytelling, science shows, theatre performances and a craft activity. Free entry, A small charge applies
Santa?s Steam AdventureNovember and December 2012
Everything is ready for Christmas but Santa has lost his presents! Come and help us track them down at the North Yorkshire Pole.
The journey begins in our Station Hall which has been transformed into Santa?s depot. Children will take part in a number of fun activities to search for Santa?s missing presents and load them into his sleigh. From here Santa?s helpers will then climb onboard a beautiful festive carriage pulled by a steam engine to enjoy a special interactive storytelling adventure. Before the magical steam journey is over, children will meet Santa Claus himself and receive a special present to take home.? Tickets: ?10 child, ?6 adult.? Weekday group bookings also available.
There are some other great events for the National Railway Museum on the main entry page to so be sure to check them out.? They're great for family days out and for school trips!