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National Railway Museum

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National Railway Museum

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Laura wrote a review Feb 2021
York, United Kingdom5 contributions1 helpful vote
I love this place. I have been visiting since a child. I am not particularly interested in trains, but this museum is genuinely fantastic ! For me, the Warehouse is of particular interest- it holds some 'hidden gems', and I always find something new and fascinating every time I visit. It is also brilliant as you can just wander around, there is no pressure to go a certain way etc. It is such a relaxed atmosphere which I think definitely adds to it. Another amazing piece of the museum are the extremely old railway carriages, which are beautiful.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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PARIS522 wrote a review Jan 2021
Eastbourne, United Kingdom1,882 contributions395 helpful votes
You don't have to be a train enthusiast to enjoy this place! With limited admissions due to Covid there was plenty of space to explore safely. The museum itself is fantastic, beautiful engines in immaculate condition, helpful information boards and wheelchair accessible.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Chris W wrote a review Jan 2021
Manchester213 contributions43 helpful votes
A great museum. There's usually plenty to see. Unfortunately when i went some areas were closed so check in advance what is going to be open.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Lloyd M wrote a review Dec 2020
Cardiff, United Kingdom93 contributions34 helpful votes
Called over Xmas period. Amazing sights to behold here. Great British engineering at its best. Shame Covid restrictions is ruining everything.
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Date of experience: December 2020
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Louis T wrote a review Dec 2020
2 contributions5 helpful votes
A great museum which we’ve visited before, but the service we received on our recent visit was shocking. Asked to prebook tickets which the system allowed us to do, turned up at the entrance, lights all on, displays all on, door locked. Called three times to get through to the customer line only to be told museum is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, yet system allows you to book. All advertising outside and on booking section says they’re open, yet you have to go elsewhere on web to discover the ‘opening hours’ very misleading and another couple was there with us outside with the same problem. Clearly NRM are just as good at managing this as they did with Flying Scotsman, paid too much, overspent heavily on the restoration and was years late when finally finished. Perhaps they should try brewery management and oraganising a get together instead!
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Date of experience: December 2020
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