Coronavirus

Due to the current Coronavirus outbreak, many attractions are delaying their 2020 season until at least early July and event organisers are cancelling or postponing their events. There will be no public events until early July at the latest.

While we will try to update the information on this site as much as possible, we cannot guarantee to have all the information we would like. Therefore we urge you to check the latest information on the attraction or event’s website or Facebook pages, and to contact them before travelling to avoid disappointment.

The museum is on the old Atlas Mills site in Bolton and displays around 30 stationary steam engines that used to provide power in the textile mills of the north of England. Larger engines include a giant 40 ton 'McNaughted' beam engine, a very rare 1840 twin-beam engine and a unique 'non-dead-centre' vertical engine built by Musgraves of Bolton.

Contacts

Operator: Northern Mill Engine Society

Address: Mornington Road off Chorley Old Road Bolton Greater Manchester BL1 4EU

  • Telephone: 01204 846 490
  • Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
  • Website: View website

Open Days & Times

Reopening in steam only: 30-31 Aug; 31 Oct-1 Nov; 28-29 Dec. 1000-1600. Visit website for more details.

Travel

  • By Bus: 519, 520, 125
  • By Rail: Bolton / 1.5 miles

Facilities

  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

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