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National Railway Museum - York, Great Britain.
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member veritas vita
N 53° 57.641 W 001° 05.852
30U E 624816 N 5980823
Quick Description: The National Railway Museum has over 300 locomotives and carriages, many are iconic trains that helped change the world. The first, fastest, smallest, and biggest, are exhibited in the Worlds largest railway museum.
Location: North East England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 2/27/2014 12:33:32 PM
Waymark Code: WMK8AD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Bluejacket01
Views: 3

Long Description:
The national Railway Museum is a must do attraction if you are in the area, and its free admission. Located in York, UK.

"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 with our outdoor play area, miniature railway rides and loads of interactive exhibits." Text Source: (visit link)

The "Official Tourism" URL link to the attraction: (visit link)

Hours of Operation:
Opening times
10am–6pm daily
Closed 24, 25, 26 Dec

Admission Free, but donations are appreciated.
Museum Website: [Web Link]

Train ride provided?: yes

Actual railroad cars or locomotives on display?: yes

Admission fee?: free

Street Address: NRM York. Leeman Road, York, YO26 4XJ

Gift shop?: yes

Café/restaurant?: yes

Theater?: yes

Other features?:
Locomotive turntable.

Visit Instructions:
1. Visit the museum. 2. Provide your thoughts/experience of this visit. 3. Provide a photograph of your visit to this museum. A GPSr photo is NOT required.
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