York Railway Museum Parking
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York Railway Museum is a must visit attraction for fans of steam trains and the railways. The museum, also known as the National Railway Museum, offers free entrance and is full of fascinating objects and exhibitions. Explore fascinating information about centuries of railway history and discover interesting objects from the world’s largest railway collection. The main part of the museum collection includes 260 locomotives and railway vehicles. See the world’s fastest steam engine Mallard, a replica of George Stephenson’s Rocket, and the only bullet train outside of Japan. As well as the full size engines, the museum is also home to over 1000 model engines, carriages and other rail vehicles and equipment. The museum photographic collection has photos dating back to the 1800s, allowing visitors to really see the history of the railway era.
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York Railway Museum parking is available in the visitor car park on Leeman Road. This is only a few minutes’ walk away from the main entrance to the museum. Parking costs £10 for an all day ticket. The museum is clearly signposted from all approaches to York city. Tokens for the visitor car park can be purchased at the main entrance of the museum. The car park closes at 6.30pm.
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If you’re staying in the area near York Railway Museum and are looking for other things to do, you won’t be disappointed as there are plenty of nearby attractions. York is a beautiful city with exquisite architecture, quaint cobbled streets, and an imposing Minster. York Minster is a place that all visitors to York should see. It is one of the world’s most magnificent cathedrals.
You may want to invest in a York Pass, which is the city’s official sightseeing card. It gives visitors free entry to over 35 top attractions, museums and monuments in York and the surrounding area. It also includes a free 24 hour hop on hop off bus tour of the city.
Other nearby attractions in York include the historic city walls, which you can walk all the way around in sections; the Shambles, a unique shopping area with wonderful boutiques and independent stores; and a boat tour along the river Ouse.
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The nearest train station to York Railway Museum is York station. The train station is only a few minutes’ walk from the museum and the route is clearly signposted. Alternatively, there is a direct route to the museum via the footbridge in the train station. However, this route is not suitable for wheelchairs or pushchairs.
The number 10 bus, run by First, passes right by the museum. The main entrance is just a short walk from the bus stop. The Rawcliffe Park and Ride bus also picks up and drops off on Leeman Road near the museum.
Bike and on foot:
York Railway Museum is a 10 minute walk from the centre of York town. The route on foot is well signposted. If you are cycling to the museum, there are bicycle racks available by the main entrance of the museum.
Disabled Parking at York Railway Museum
The Blue Badge scheme is for people with severe mobility problems or those who are registered blind. Blue Badge holders can park for free at the York Railway Museum. Accessible parking is located outside the main entrance to the museum. Museum staff will be happy to help you if you need any assistance during your visit. Wheelchairs are available free of charge at the museum entrance, and all areas of the museum have step free access via lifts or ramps.
There are currently no electric vehicle charging points at York Railway Museum, but there are several located around York city. A network of all electric vehicle charging points can be found on the government's Go Ultra low website.
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What post code should I use for my Sat Nav to reach York Railway Museum?
For Sat Nav directions to York Railway Museum parking, use the post code YO26 4XJ.
Is it free to park in the York Railway Museum visitor car park?
No, there is a cost of £10 for a full day parking ticket in the museum visitor car park. Parking is free for Blue Badge holders in the accessible parking outside the main entrance. Entry to the museum is free for all.
Can I walk to York Railway Museum from the train station?
York Railway Museum is only a few minutes’ walk from York train station. The route is well signposted. There is even a direct route you can take over the train station footbridge.
Latest York Railway Museum parking reviews
Easy to book. Easy to find. Found it a bit strange we didn't speak to anyone when we arrived, didn't have a ticket for the window or anything. But would recommendAlison
I booked weeks ago and paid £20.60 to park for 5 days. Incredible value compared to Council car park charges especially as Sainsbury is very close to the City centre. I checked with customer services that my vehicle was registered and it wasn’t. I COULD HAVE RECEIVED A PENALTY NOTICE WITH ALL THE GRIEF THAT IT CAUSES. I had to drive around for a while to find a spot once but I would book to park here without hesitation if the price was similar.Roger
Easy and convenientSally
Convenient - easy!Sally
I use for work in the city centre, it’s about 8 mins right into the centre and there is always plenty of available spaces. A few days it’s been fully booked so book early if you know you are going to be at work.Samantha
Very useful, easy to find, about a dozen decent sized marked spaces, took our car out for an hour and returned to same space, no probs!John
Found quite easily but our space was already taken. As the booking gave other space numbers we parked in one of those and left a note in the car.Mandie