The National Railway Museum is one of York’s most unique settings! Whether you’re planning a large, lavish celebration or a bespoke intimate affair the museum offers a regal and striking backdrop for your big day.
Having been awarded 'Wedding Venue of the Year' by the Visit York Tourism Awards in 2018 and Highly Commended for City Venue at The National Wedding Awards 2019, you and your guests can enjoy some of the most iconic collection items on display highlighting the golden age of railway travel and history.
Our renowned Station Hall with its outstanding Royal Platforms, showcasing the original fleet of Royal carriages, is the perfect setting for the most romantic of ceremonies. Following your ceremony your party can enjoy the most exquisite food prepared by our dedicated, award-winning chefs on our impressive central platform with its striking Edwardian carriage backdrop. Able to accommodate intimate occasions for 12 or the grandest of celebrations for up to 500 guests, the museum transforms following your wedding breakfast to provide the classiest setting for your evening entertainment to unfold.
The museum is home to over 300 years’ worth of rail history and has over a million objects on display throughout, so whether you are a fan of the golden age of locomotion, or simply want a stunning venue with a difference for your special day, please get in touch with our dedicated Wedding Team who are happy to make your special day a reality.
Reviews for National Railway Museum
Recommended by 100% of couples
Mr & Mrs Ridgway · Married on 08/06/2019
Saturday exceeded our wildest dreams!
Hi HannahSent on 10/06/2019
We just wanted to say that Saturday exceeded our wildest dreams! It was amazing!
The food was exceptional, the venue was beautifully presented and everything came together fabulously. Our guests were absolutely flabbergasted with the whole event!
You did an amazing job, so please convey our thanks to all the team at the NRM.
If we have left anything behind then please let us know, also if you find any wedding cards please drop me a text and I may be able to get someone to pick them up.
Thanks again, you made Mr and Mrs Ridgway very happy
Louise & Nick · Married on 27/04/2019
We both wanted to say thank you to you & the team
I know you asked for feedback from us about the wedding and the lead up. We both wanted to say thank you to you and the team. The day ran seamlessly and we really appreciate the work you put in to making our day as special as it was.Sent on 10/06/2019
The venue looked fantastic on the day and we couldn’t have asked for any better.
Olga & Tim · Married on 16/04/2019
Thanks again for all of you and your teams work. If you need a reference just let us know. Everyone who was there has had nothing but positive words about the ceremony, party and the fantastic location.Sent on 14/05/2019
Best regards Mr & Mrs Crome