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Learning Resources

This site brings together resources from our Museums, including activities, games and videos. Discover activities to support a range of curriculum topics for use in the classroom, in museum galleries and beyond.

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Girls at Station Hall at the National Railway Museum, York.
Video
ks1, ks2, ks3

Station Hall introduction

This video will help you prepare for a visit to Station Hall at the National Railway Museum, York.

PDF
ks3, ks4

Build a Dome

Use straws and strong shapes to make a self-supporting dome.

See what would happen to marshmallows, and yourself, in the low-pressure environment of space.

Still image from Lanchball computer game
Game
ks2, ks3

Launchball

Spring your way through 30 obstacle-filled levels and create your own levels to play and share with friends.

Plan a school visit to one of our museums

The home of human ingenuity, exploring stories of scientific achievement.

Hardwicke Locomotive

See highlights of our national collection of railway vehicles in the world’s first railway town.