The National Railway Museum, located in York has been named in consumer company Which? top-rated free attractions.
Almost 7,000 people took part in the survey to help name York’s popular railway museum as one of the top free places to visit.
The National Railway Museum is home to hundreds of locomotives including the Mallard, a working replica of George Stephenson’s Rocket and the only Shinkansen bullet train outside of Japan.
It garnered a score of 91% in the Which? the survey, tying second place with the Royal Air Force Museum in Cosford.
The consumer watchdog asked almost 3,000 people to rank their favourite historic attractions on nine criteria including accessibility, quality of food & drink and lack of crowds.
Which? Travel editor Rory Boland said: “As the cost of living crisis continues to be a strain on household budgets, finding cheap or free days out has never been more important. Fortunately, the UK has a number of fantastic museums, galleries and other attractions which offer free entry and hours of fun.
“From the world’s largest railway museum, to the Houses of Parliament, Which?’s rankings of the UK’s best free days out has plenty to inspire you as the summer holidays approach.”
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