National Railway Museum
Discover the fascinating world of rail travel and experience the rich heritage of locomotives at the National Railway Museum in York. The museum is a treasure trove of historical artefacts and exhibits, if this is your thing, add it to your list of things to do when visiting White Rose Holiday Park.
Step back in time and explore the museum’s extensive collection memorabilia. From the magnificent Royal Trains to the intricate model railways, the museum’s exhibits showcase the evolution of rail travel in the UK. Learn about the history of the railways and how they revolutionised transport, industry and society in Britain and beyond.
One of the museum’s most impressive exhibits is the majestic Great Hall, home to some of the largest locomotives ever built. Experience the sheer scale and power of these engineering breakthroughs and learn about their fascinating history and significance. Other highlights include the Station Hall, featuring a recreation of a Victorian railway station, and the museum’s restoration workshops, where you can watch skilled engineers and craftsmen at work.
There’s also plenty to keep younger visitors entertained, including interactive exhibits, a miniature railway and a play area. Budding train enthusiasts can even climb aboard and imagine themselves as the driver of a train. The museum offers a range of workshops and activities throughout the year, including special events and exhibitions, making it a great attraction for families when visiting White Rose Holiday Park.