Category:Steam museums

From The Brighton Toy and Model Index

Museums that feature stationary steam engines (often alongside other forms of steam power). Several of these museums have "Live Steam", but only on special steam days. Others are only generally open to the public on a limited number of days per year.

Birmingham Science Museum, 'Power Up'

"Discover the stupendous energy of steam engines with a trip to the Power Up gallery"

Millennium Point, Curzon Street, Birmingham B4 7XG

Bolton Steam Museum (The Northern Mill Engine Society Collection)

Over twenty engines. Visits by prior arrangement, and on public open days.

Approximately 1.5 miles NW of Bolton town centre on Mornington Road, off the large Morrisons Supermarket car-park. BL1 4EU

The British Engineerium

Only open on special Steam Days

Nevill Road, Brighton and Hove, East Sussex, BN3 7QA

Ellenroad Engine House

"Here you can see the 3,000 horsepower Victoria and Alexandra (1892), a coal-fired Lancashire boiler, the newly-restored Marsden Engine and the Whitelees Beam Engine (now running for 169 years!)"

Ellenroad Approach, Elizabethan Way, Newhey, Rochdale OL16 4LG

Forncett Industrial Steam Museum

Low Road, Forncett St Mary, NR16 1JJ

HollyCombe: Steam in the Country

A variety of fixed and mobile steam engines, including a steam-driven fairground

Hollycombe Steam Collection, Iron Hill, Liphook, Hants, GU30 7LP

Kew Bridge Steam Museum (a.k.a. "Kew Bridge Engines")

"The world's largest collection of steam pumping engines, many of which you can see working every weekend."

Green Dragon Lane, Brentford, Middlesex, TW8 0EN (very near Kew Bridge)

Markham Grange Steam Museum

"Fine examples of working stationary steam engines, marine steam engines and steam pumps, large and small"

Longlands Lane, Brodsworth, Doncaster, S. Yorks DN5 7XD

Science Museum, London, 'Energy Hall'

The Energy Hall showcases a collection of historic full-size engines and models, including some built by James Watt.

Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 2DD

The Steam Museum, Preston

A range of stationary and mobile steam engines.

The Steam Museum Trust Ltd., Preston, Canterbury, Kent CT3 1DH

The Steam Museum (and Lodge Park Walled Garden), Co. Kildare

"Early Inventor's models, Scientific Engineering Models, and Historic Works of Mechanical Art"

The Steam Museum & Lodge Park Walled Garden, Lodge Park, Straffan, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Strumpshaw Steam Museum

"Steam Engines,100 ton working Beam Engines, Narrow Gauge Railway, 1930s Fairground Ark (under restoration) Mechanical Organs and Memorabilia"

Strumpshaw, Norwich, NR13 4HR


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