Yorkshire

A big county like Yorkshire has to have its own section. Here are delights such as York's National Railway Museum, the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, Yorkshire Air Museum and a whole host of industrial and transport museums.

The Steam Heritage Guide includes contact details, opening times and description of preservation and heritage attractions.

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Yorkshire Air Museum & Allied Air Forces Memorial

Halifax Way, Elvington, Yorkshire, YO41 4AU.
Tel: 01904 608 595.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Award winning museum based on a unique WWII Bomber Command station, with tremendous atmosphere, fascinating exhibits and artefacts along with attractive…

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Tolson Museum

Ravensknowle Park, Wakefield Road, Moldgreen, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, HD5 8DJ.
Tel: 01484 223 240.

  • Car Park
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Collection includes LSD Tricar, early cycles and motorcycles, horse-drawn vehicles, models of mill engines and other machinery.

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Richmondshire Museum

Ryders Wynd, Richmond, Yorkshire, DL10 4JA.
Tel: 01748 825 611.

  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

There is a wide range of items on display with the emphasis on local and social history. Displays include artefacts from the Stone Age to the present day…

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Standedge Tunnel & Visitor Centre

Waters Road, Marsden, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, HD7 6NQ.
Tel: 01484 844 298.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Full disabled access

The former canal warehouse opposite the towpath at Tunnel End has been converted into a Visitor Centre with displays telling the story of the canal and…

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Ryedale Folk Museum

Ryedale Folk Museum

Hutton le Hole, York, Yorkshire, YO62 6UA.
Tel: 01751 417 367.

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Extensive collection of farm and craft tools used locally. A six acre open air museum includes craft workshops, Elizabethan glass furnace, farm carts and…

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Rockley Furnace & Engine House

Rockley Lane, Nr Birdwell, Yorkshire, .
Tel: 0000.

The furnace was built around 1700 to smelt the local iron ore. The engine house once housed a Newcomen type pumping engine that kept the iron mine dry.…

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Royal Armouries Museum – Leeds

Armouries Drive, Leeds, Yorkshire, LS10 1LT.
Tel: 0113 220 1999.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Home to the United Kingdom’s national collection of arms and armour, including artillery.

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The Station

The Railway Station, Station Yard, Richmond, Yorkshire, DL10 4LD.
Tel: 01748 850 123.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Housed in the Booking Office of the impressive Victorian railway station, the centre includes many artefacts to give a fascinating insight into the history…

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'Sir Nigel Gresley' at Goathland

North Yorkshire Moors Railway

Pickering Station, Pickering, Yorkshire, YO18 7AJ.
Tel: 01751 472 508.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

An 18 miles long standard gauge railway from Grosmont (junction with BR) to Pickering, passing through the heart of the North York Moors, an area of outstanding…

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North Bay Railway

Northstead Manor Gardens, Burniston Road, Scarborough, Yorkshire, Y012 6PF.
Tel: 01723 368 791.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Run steam outline LNER style A3 locomotives since 1931. Built to 20in. gauge, the line takes visitors from Peasholm Park to Scalby Mills stations, offering…

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Nidderdale Museum

The Old Workhouse, King Street, Pateley Bridge, Yorkshire, HG3 5LE.
Tel: 01423 711 225.

  • Car Park
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Housed in the former workhouse, the eleven rooms illustrate the rural life of Nidderdale in the recent and more distant past.

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The Duchess of Hamilton in the Great Hall of the National Railway Museum.

NRM York – National Railway Museum

Leeman Road, York, Yorkshire, YO26 4XJ.
Tel: 08448 153 139.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

The museum in York is responsible for conserving and interpreting the British national collection of railway vehicles and other artefacts. The collections…

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