museums and attractions


Fire Museum

Watford Fire Station, Lower Street, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD17 2DT.

  • Part disabled access

There are various fire appliances on display, as well as a vast collection of fire service equipment, uniform and documents (old and new), with a large…

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Stalham Firehouse Museum

Corner of Churchyard, High Street, Stalham, Norfolk, NR12 9BB.

  • Part disabled access

A tiny building housing the second oldest firehouse in the country (opened in 1833). Includes a wonderful collection of historical fire brigade related…

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Scottish Fire & Rescue Service Museum & Heritage Centre

The Fire Station, Wallace Place, off Dalrymple Street, Greenock, Renfrewshire, PA15 1LY.

  • Part disabled access

The fire engines, uniforms and firefighting equipment on display recreate the original atmosphere of this old Fire Station. Exhibits and interactive displays…

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North Road, Kinloss, Moray, IV36 3YA.

  • Parking
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Visit Moray’s unique science & technology experience project, developed and delivered by volunteers. Key to the experience are your guides who range…

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Kent Firefighting Museum

Woodlands Garden Centre, Ash Lane, Ash (Nr Brands Hatch), Nr Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 7EG.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access

Dedicated to the firefighting heritage of Kent.

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Greater Manchester Fire Service Museum

Old Fire Station, Maclure Road, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL11 1DN.
Tel: 01706 341 219.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Situated on site of a former fire station, the museum tells the history of firefighting, particularly in Greater Manchester. Contains 21 fire appliances…

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From the Steam Heritage Shop

Dig with Dibnah

It’s not everybody who has a coal mine in their back garden!


My Ladies – Bless them for my awakening

A varied and enchanted life told by a man who has been a Sea Captain, Explosives Expert, owner of a Naturist Club and eventually a trained Psychic. Married…


The Twyford Edwardian Steam-Powered Waterworks

The story of the Edwardian waterworks at Twyford near Winchester and how the Babcock & Wilcox water tube boilers were refurbished to enable the 1914…


January 2019

  • A Day Out With The Big Guns
  • Restoring the Steam Tug ‘Noordzee’
  • The Brooklands’ Great War 100
  • Celebrating A Steam Life
  • A Magnificent Survivor – Gladstone Pottery Museum
  • Manx Electric Railway 125 (Part 1)
  • Restoring the Spinners Engine


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