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Railway Museum Great Object Hunt: Design and Engineering

Find something more than 100 years old; something you wish you’d invented…

Follow your curiosity and work together to complete challenges while discovering objects in the galleries of the National Railway Museum, York.

This activity is designed to spark discussion about how design and engineering have made a difference to our lives.

Our Design and Engineering Great Object Hunt is one of the ways we’re helping to celebrate the Year of Engineering at the National Railway Museum. Take a look at our events page to see all the engineering-themed activities and shows for families and learning groups.

Learning outcomes

  • Make links between museum objects, curriculum science and everyday life.
  • Develop observation and communication skills.

Downloadable resources

National Railway Museum Great Object Hunt – Design and Engineering (PDF Document)