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Droitwich Spa Heritage Centre – Salt Museum

St Richards House , 22 Victoria Square , Droitwich Spa , Worcestershire, WR9 8DS.
Tel: 01905 774 312.

  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

The Heritage Centre is housed on the former Brine Baths site, which was first established in the 1880s. The present black & white building, known as St.…

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Bilsthorpe Heritage Museum

Cross Street, Bilsthorpe, Nottinghamshire, NG22 8QY.
Tel: 01623 871 533.

  • Parking
  • Full disabled access

The museum boasts well stocked displays and memorabilia from the local mine and surrounding area, so the history of mining not just in Bilsthorpe but across…

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Twinwood Museums

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

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • 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.
Tel: 01227 276 998.

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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Nottingham Industrial Museum

Wollaton Park, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG8 2AE.
Tel: 0115 915 3936.

  • Parking
  • Part disabled access

Contains a unique collection of working steam and diesel engines as well as examples of textile and transport technologies and exhibits reflecting local…

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Quinceys Pumping Station

Thorpe Culvert, Wainfleet, Lincolnshire, PE24 4NL.
Tel: 01205 356 208.

  • Parking

Houses two Ruston & Hornsby 9 x HRC twin cylinder horizontal diesel engines, each coupled directly to a Gwynnes centrifugal pump. These pumps can move…

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Shelsley Water Mill

Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb, Shelsley Walsh, Worcestershire, WR6 6RP.
Tel: 01299 826 414.

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  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access

There has been a watermill on or near this site since 1308, but the current mill shows three stages of construction spanning over 300 years. It was last…

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Dalbeattie Museum

81 High Street, Dalbeattie, Dumfriesshire, DG5 4BT.
Tel: 01556 611 657.

  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Tommy Henderson's dream of a museum started with his private collection of memorabilia that he gifted to the museum to encourage visitors and locals through…

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The Mill on the Fleet

High Street, Gatehouse of Fleet, Castle Douglas, Dumfriesshire, DG7 2HS.
Tel: 01557 814 099.

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  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access

The main exhibition floor houses displays focusing on the history and heritage of Gatehouse, and exploring the Fleet Valley and surrounding areas.

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Newton Stewart Museum

St John's Church, York Road, Newton Stewart, Dumfriesshire, DG8 6HH.
Tel: 01671 401 048.

  • Parking

The museum is home to a large collection of artefacts, all set in their own section: Nursery; Tradesman's Tools; Carpentry; Diary; Kitchen Smithy; Fabrics…

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Simonsbath Sawmill

Simonsbath, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 7SH.
Tel: 01392 860 895 .

  • Parking

A historic, water-powered sawmill and estate workshops lying in a beautiful riverside location in the heart of Exmoor National Park.

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Erewash Museum

High Street, Ilkeston , Derbyshire, DE7 5JA.
Tel: 0115 907 1141.

  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access

There's plenty to discover and learn about, from local industry such as coal mining and Stanton Ironworks, to how the Victorians lived, worked and played.…

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The Hub Museum

Goods Shed, Station Yard, Alston, Cumbria, CA9 3HN.
Tel: 01434 381 609.

  • Parking
  • Part disabled access

The ultimate visitor experience, encompassing the history of Alston Moor as depicted through an amazing collection of vintage vehicles, photographs and…

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Kirkdale Sawmill

Kirkdale Estate, Carsluith, Newton Stewart, Dumfriesshire, DG8 7EA.
Tel: 01644 450 231.

Probably the only working water-powered sawmill in Scotland, driven by an overshot waterwheel and dates from the early 1800s. It was used as an estate…

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Parc Tondu Victorian Ironworks

The Engine House, Parc Tondu, Maesteg Road, Tondu, Bridgend, CF32 9TF.
Tel: 01656 722 315.

  • Parking
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

The best preserved Victorian Ironworks in Wales. Now developed into a heritage park for those wishing to learn more about the importance of the iron making…

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Salomons Museum

Broomhill Road, Southborough, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN3 0TG.
Tel: 01892 515 152.

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  • Refreshments
  • 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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Bedale Museum

Bedale Hall, North End, Bedale, Yorkshire, DL8 1AA.
Tel: 01677 427 516.

  • Parking
  • Part disabled access

Many items from local donations, and the museum has grown to become a collection of bygones, including tools, lamps, record books, accounts and wartime…

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Gigg Mill

Bristol Old Road, Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, GL6 0JF.
Tel: 01453 766 273.

  • Parking
  • Part disabled access

The mill is built on the Horsley brook at a spot where the stream plunges down in to the Nailsworth Valley. In the early 1900s power was still provided…

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Dunkirk Mill Centre

Stroud Road, Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, GL5 5HH.
Tel: 01453 766 273.

  • Parking
  • Part disabled access

Experience the power of the largest working waterwheel in Gloucestershire as it drives traditional textile machinery. Learn how the finishing processes…

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Chipping Norton Museum

4 High Street, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, OX7 5AD.
Tel: 01608 641 712.

The museum houses a large collection of artefacts related to Chipping Norton and its activities.

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Queen Street Mill Textile Museum

Harle Syke, Burnley, Lancashire, BB10 2HX.
Tel: 01282 412 555.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

The last surviving 19th century steam powered weaving mill – relive the days when cotton was king and see the magnificent steam engine 'Peace' driving…

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Helmshore Mills Textile Museum

Holcombe Road, Helmshore, Lancashire, BB4 4NP.
Tel: 01706 226 459.

  • Parking
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

18th century woollen fulling mill, containing fulling & finishing machinery and a working waterwheel. Textile museum housed in a 19th century condenser…

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The D-Day Story

Clarence Esplanade, Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO5 3NT.
Tel: 023 9288 2555.

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

The museum has completely new displays about D-Day and the Battle of Normandy, told through the stories of those who took part. At the centre of the museum…

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Pewsey Heritage Centre

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

  • Parking
  • 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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