10 & 12 September

The NYMR is a fully accredited museum with the Museum Libraries and Archives Council (MLA). This is in recognition of the work the Trust and its operator undertake to manage, preserve, and maintain its collection for the benefit of the public for years to come.

If you would like to find out more about our wide-ranging collection of over 8000 objects covering rolling stock, signs, notices, signals, maps, drawings and artefacts, our volunteers will be on hand to welcome you. 

  • Drop-In Suitability: All
  • Times: From 09:30 to 12:30
  • Meeting Place: Learning Centre, Platform 2, Pickering Station
  • Booking: Pre-booking not required, just drop-in to see the team

The NYMR's Trust is a not-for-profit charity, which focuses on both the education of all people of all backgrounds through the operation of a living museum demonstrating the impact of the coal-powered steam railway as a catalyst for the rapid expansion of the Industrial Revolution and a foundation of modern societies and economies. 

About Heritage Open Days

  • Heritage Open Days is England’s largest festival of history and culture. Running for ten days every September, the festival offers free access to heritage events and activities across England.
  • Heritage Open Days is brought to you by the National Trust with support from players of People’s Postcode Lottery, and delivered locally by a large range of organisations (including civic societies, heritage organisations and local councils, community champions and thousands of enthusiastic volunteers).
  • For further details about the festival, visit heritageopendays.org.uk