museums and attractions

Attractions in London

London boasts a wide range of museums and attractions for all tastes, including the massive beam engines at Crossness Pumping Station and Kew Bridge Steam Museum. There are many transport and military museums catering for all tastes from aviation to maritime and railways.

The Steam Heritage Guide includes contact details, opening times and description of preservation and heritage attractions in the London and Middlesex area.

Pollock’s Toy Museum

1 Scala Street, London, Greater London, .

  • Souvenir Shop

Other Sites of Interest / Country Life

Lodge Farm Park Miniature Railway

Lodge Farm Park, Main Road, Romford, Greater London, .

Railways / Miniature Railways

The Postal Museum

15-20 Phoenix Place, London, Greater London, .

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

Other Sites of Interest / Museums & Steam Centres

Hampton & Kempton Waterworks Railway

Kempton Park Waterworks, Snakey Lane, Hanworth, Middlesex, .

  • Refreshments

Railways / Rail Centre

Wimbledon Windmill Museum

Wimbledon Road, Wimbledon Common, London, Greater London, .

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

Other Sites of Interest / Wind/Water MIll

Ridgeway Light Railway

Ridgeway Park, Peel Close, off Old Church Road, Chingford, Greater London, .

Railways / Miniature Railways

Kirkaldy Testing Museum

99 Southwark Street, London, Greater London, .

Other Sites of Interest / Industrial

Croydon Airport Visitor Centre 2020

Airport House, Purley Way, Croydon, Greater London, .

  • Refreshments

Transport / Aircraft

Kempton Steam Museum

Kempton Park Water Treatment Works, Snakey Lane, Hanworth, Middlesex, .
Tel: 01932 765 328.

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

Other Sites of Interest / Stationary Steam

Bentley Priory Museum 2020

Mansion House Drive, Stanmore, Middlesex, .

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

Transport / Aircraft

House Mill

Three Mill Lane, Bromley-by-Bow, London, Greater London, .

  • Refreshments

Other Sites of Interest / Wind/Water MIll

Cutty Sark 2020

King William Walk, Greenwich, London, Greater London, .

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

Transport / Maritime

Markfield Beam Engine & Museum

Markfield Road, South Tottenham, London, Greater London, .
Tel: 01707 873 628.

  • Refreshments

Other Sites of Interest / Stationary Steam

Ruislip Lido Railway

Reservoir Road, Ruislip, Middlesex, .
Tel: 01895 622 595.

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

Railways / Miniature Railways

Harlington Locomotive Society

High Street, Harlington, Hayes, Middlesex, .
Tel: 01895 851 168.

Railways / Miniature Railways

Whitewebbs Museum of Transport

Whitewebbs Road, Enfield, Middlesex, .
Tel: 020 8367 1898.

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

Transport / Road

Walthamstow Pumphouse Museum

10 South Access Road, Walthamstow, London, Greater London, .
Tel: 020 8521 1766.

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

Other Sites of Interest / Industrial

Vestry House Museum

Vestry Road, Walthamstow, London, Greater London, .
Tel: 020 8496 4391.

  • Souvenir Shop

Other Sites of Interest / Museums & Steam Centres

Tower Bridge Exhibition

Tower Bridge Road, London, Greater London, .
Tel: 020 7403 3761.

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

Transport / Road

Science Museum

Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London, Greater London, .

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

Other Sites of Interest / Museums & Steam Centres

Royal Observatory

Blackheath Avenue, Greenwich, London, Greater London, .

  • Refreshments

Other Sites of Interest / Museums & Steam Centres

Royal Mews

Buckingham Palace Road, London, Greater London, .
Tel: 020 7766 7302.

  • Souvenir Shop

Transport / Road

RAF Museum London

Grahame Park Way, London, Greater London, .
Tel: 020 8205 2266.

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop

Transport / Aircraft

Paddle Steamer – Tattershall Castle

Victoria Embankment, Whitehall, London, Greater London, .

  • Refreshments

Transport / Maritime

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