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Quinceys Pumping Station

Thorpe Culvert, Wainfleet, Lincolnshire, PE24 4NL.

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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.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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  • 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.

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.

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  • 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.

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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.

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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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Dunkirk Mill Centre

Stroud Road, Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, GL5 5HH.

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  • 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.

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

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Helmshore Mills Textile Museum

Holcombe Road, Helmshore, Lancashire, BB4 4NP.

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  • 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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Pewsey Heritage Centre

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

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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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Kennet & Avon Canal Museum

Canal Centre, Couch Lane, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 1EB.
Tel: 01380 721 279.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Illustrates the history of the canal from 1794 to the present day and is situated on the wharf close to the Devizes flight of 29 locks.

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Glencoe Folk Museum

Main Street, Glencoe Village, Glencoe, Highlands, PH49 4HS.

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Set within traditional 18th century thatched cottages, Glencoe Folk Museum holds an eclectic array of objects celebrating local heritage and providing…

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Argos Hill Windmill

Windmill Hill, Argos Hill, Mayfield, East Sussex, TN6 3QF.

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Argos Hill windmill is a Grade 2* Listed building dating from 1835. It is located on top of Argos Hill, near Mayfield, Sussex, and is one of only 50 post…

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Lancashire Mining Museum

Higher Green Lane, Astley Green, Tyldesley, Greater Manchester, M29 7JB.
Tel: 01942 895 841.

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  • Part disabled access

The last surviving headgear and winding engine in the Lancashire coalfield. Coal mining and steam power exhibits and narrow gauge railway.

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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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Copper Kingdom Centre

The Copper Kingdom Centre, Amlwch Port, Anglesey/Sir Fon, LL68 9HE.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Award winning heritage centre based in Amlwch Port, and houses a number of interactive displays which help describe the history of copper mining in the…

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Cefn Coed Colliery Museum

Neath Road, Creunant, Neath Port Talbot, SA10 8SN.
Tel: 01639 750 556.

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  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Preserved anthracite coal pit originally opened in 1926. Original steam winding engine built by Worseley Mesnes of Wigan in 1927 and a recreated mining…

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Union Mill

The Hill, Cranbrook, Kent, TN17 3AH.

  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Standing at the highest point overlooking the historic Wealden town of Cranbrook and maintained in working order, this Grade 1 Listed building is the tallest…

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