Snook 1️⃣4️⃣: Chalky

Find me at: National Railway Museum, Leeman Road (Entrance to museum, free admission)

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Created by: Norse Sky

Sponsor: National Railway Museum

Get creative with Chalky, our most interactive Snook, brought to you by the National Railway Museum. Armed with chalk and boundless imagination, Chalky invites you to leave your mark, drawing inspiration from the locomotives of the past to craft your own moving masterpiece.


Meet the Artist

Norse Sky

We are Norse Sky, the Yorkshire based themed set builders & prop makers. Our in-house design and production team creates high quality structures and components from our North Yorkshire studio. We then deliver and install to attractions, locations and studios all over the world. From Leeds, Manchester and York to The USA, UAE and beyond.

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Meet the Sponsor

National Railway Museum

We are so happy to give a home to a Snook nestled between our famous locomotives. See if you can spot our Snook on your next visit, it is hiding opposite a famous blue steam train (the fastest in the world!). Our Snook is special, you can draw on them! Pick up a piece chalk and decorate them with your own locomotive design. Look around and be inspired by our collection.

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