Monthly Archives: April 2015

Designing an interactive Rocket and a wall panel that makes sounds

Our new Little Play Station for under 5s is proving very popular with our youngest visitors. Creating the area was an exciting challenge and involved working with several external companies to bring our ideas to life. One of these companies … Continue reading

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Great War Railwaymen and the Sinking of the Aragon

This blog is written by Dr Robert Demaine, one of our archive volunteers who is researching railways and the First World War. This post continues the stories behind our updates to the fallen railway workers list. The casualty lists published … Continue reading

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Stories from the Western Front: 1000 entries now updated on our list of fallen railwaymen

This blog is written by Harriet Steers, one of our archive volunteers who is researching railways and the First World War. We recently started a project to enhance the NRM’s list of 20,000 railwaymen who died in the First World … Continue reading

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Capturing railway construction

This post is by Martha Cattell, who is currently undertaking a collaborative studentship with the National Railway Museum as part of a masters degree in the History of Art at the University of York. The partnership offers me a unique opportunity to … Continue reading

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Little Play Station for under 5s is now open!

Today’s post is written by our Learning Content Developer, Rozy Macaulay. At the National Railway Museum we have been busy developing a new and exciting space for our youngest visitors to discover the world of railways and our collection through … Continue reading

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