museums and attractions

Museums & Steam Centres

Heaton Park Tramway

Heaton Park, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M25 2SW.

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  • Part disabled access

A restored ¾ mile section of the former Manchester Corporation tramway running into Heaton Park from the Middleton Road entrance, with four restored trams.…

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Fraserburgh Heritage Centre

Quarry Road, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, AB43 9DT.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Step back in time through 400+ years of history with displays from different aspects of the town including railways, maritime and road transport.

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Long Shop Museum

Main Street, Leiston, Suffolk, IP16 4ES.
Tel: 01728 832 189.

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  • Part disabled access

The museum’s collections relate to the Garrett family, the draftsmen, engineers and other craftsmen who worked here; the engines, tools, vehicles and…

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Bletchley Park

The Mansion, Bletchley Park, Sherwood Drive, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK3 6DS.
Tel: 01908 640 404.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Once Britain’s Best Kept Secret, today this is a heritage site and vibrant tourist attraction. Visitors can explore the iconic WWII Codebreaking Huts…

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Black Country Living Museum

Tipton Road, Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 4SQ.
Tel: 0121 557 9643.

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  • Full disabled access

One of the finest and largest open-air museums in the UK. Twenty six acres worth exploring, with a village and charismatic residents to chat with. Trams…

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Bexhill Museum

Egerton Road, Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex, TN39 3HL.

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  • Full disabled access

Local independent museum including The Technology Exhibition devoted to Bexhill's role as the birthplace of British motor racing. Features a reproduction…

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Bekonscot Model Village & Railway

Warwick Road, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, HP9 2PL.
Tel: 01494 672 919.

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  • Part disabled access

Extensive and fascinating model village incorporating one of the most complex and famous Gauge One model railways in the country. Also 7 1/4in. miniature…

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Beamish Museum

Beamish, Nr Stanley, Co. Durham, DH9 0RG.
Tel: 0191 370 4000.

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  • Part disabled access

Experience a real sense of your past at Beamish, and discover what life was like in North East England in Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian times.

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Avoncroft Museum

Stoke Heath, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, B60 4JR.
Tel: 01527 831 363.

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  • Part disabled access

The Museum now displays and cares for over 30 historic buildings and structures which were rescued from demolition. Among them an earth closet, a prefab,…

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Auld Kirk Museum

Cowgate, Kirkintilloch, Dunbartonshire, G66 1HN.
Tel: 0141 777 3013.

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The Auld Kirk's collection reflects the rich history of the local area. From Roman artefacts to innovations of the 20th century. It also contains exhibits…

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Armagh County Museum

The Mall East, Armagh, Co. Armagh, BT61 9BE.
Tel: 028 3752 3070.

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  • Full disabled access

Numerous small exhibits illustrating the local (i.e. South Ulster) history of water, rail and road transport, much of it documentary. Exhibits include…

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Apedale Heritage Centre

Loomer Road, Chesterton, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 7LB.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Discover the lost industrial heritage of the Apedale Valley and the history of the surrounding area. At weekends and Bank Holidays there are tours of an…

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Anson Engine Museum

Anson Road, Poynton, Cheshire, SK12 1TD.
Tel: 01625 874 426.

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A predominantly working display of early internal combustion engines, with particular emphasis on oil and gas engines made in the Manchester area. Special…

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Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre

Houghton Bridge, Nr Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 9LT.

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  • Full disabled access

Dedicated to the industrial heritage of the South East, charting the history of local industry and crafts in this part of Sussex. There is a diverse collection…

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Hollycombe – Steam in the Country

Iron Hill, Midhurst Road, Liphook, Hampshire, GU30 7LP.

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  • Part disabled access

Britain‘s most varied collection of working steam: Edwardian fairground with several unique rides. Narrow gauge and miniature railways, agricultural…

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County Museum Dundalk

Carroll Centre, Roden Place, Jocelyn Street, Dundalk, Co. Louth, IRELAND.

  • Part disabled access

It is located in the old Dundalk Distillery, where the various exhibitions are displayed over three floors. The ground floor gallery entitled 'From Farm…

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Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life

Heritage Way, Coatbridge, Lanarkshire, ML5 1QD.
Tel: 01236 638 460.

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  • Part disabled access

Formed around the excavations of the 1835 Summerlee Ironworks. Exhibition hall has a large display of working machinery, an array of products from Scottish…

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Mallaig Heritage Centre

Station Road, Mallaig, Inverness-shire, PH41 4PY.

  • Part disabled access

A comprehensive exhibition covering all aspects of the history of West Lochaber, including railways, steamers, lifeboat and fishing.

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Twinwood Museums

Twinwood Road, Clapham, Bedfordshire, MK41 6AB.
Tel: 07914 093 552.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

The museums at Twinwood airfield include: Glenn Miller Museum, Aviation Museum, Summer of '44 Museum, Fire Service Museum, Motor Transport section incorporating…

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Whitstable Museum & Gallery

5a Oxford Street, Whitstable, Kent, CT5 1DB.

Two world-first innovations originated in this supposedly sleepy fishing village – helmet diving and a steam-drawn passenger railway. The museum deals…

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Salomons Museum

Broomhill Road, Southborough, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN3 0TG.

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  • Part disabled access

The museum is dedicated to Sir David Lionel Salomons who was a keen scientist and engineer, and a pioneer of road transport. He installed one of the country's…

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Pewsey Heritage Centre

Avonside Works, High Street, Pewsey, Wiltshire, SN9 5AF.
Tel: 01672 562 617.

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  • Full disabled access

Local history museum – exhibits include machine tools with overhead shafting, turret clock, models and other items of interest together with photographs…

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Gunnersbury Park Museum

Pope's Lane, Acton, London, Greater London, W3 8LQ.

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A local history museum for Ealing and Hounslow. The transport collection includes two 19th century Rothschild‘s coaches, 1899 Werner motor bicycle, Hansom…

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The Grange Musical Collection

Old Bury Road, Palgrave, Diss, Norfolk, IP22 1AZ.

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  • Part disabled access

A unique collection which promises to be the largest and most diverse of self-playing musical instruments in the UK, from small polyphons to large fairground…

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