Other Sites of Interest

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Purbeck Mineral & Mining Museum

Norden Station, Nr Corfe Castle, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 5DW.
Tel: 01929 481 461.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access

Dedicated to the history of Purbeck Ball Clay mining, the industrial heritage of Purbeck and the Purbeck narrow gauge railways.

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Wight Military & Heritage Museum

Northwood Camp, 490 Newport Road, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 8QU.
Tel: 01983 632 039.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access

The museum holds an interesting mix of tanks, artefacts, other vehicles, small arms and a range of uniforms from the start of the 20th century to the present…

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East Cowes Heritage Centre

No.8 Clarence Road, East Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO32 6EP.
Tel: 01983 280 310.

  • Part disabled access

Since 1992 it has been the Heritage Centre and tells the history of the town with displays, maps, models and photographs. The last 200 years is portrayed…

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Acorn Bank Watermill

Temple Sowerby, Nr Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 1SP.
Tel: 01768 361 893.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Best known for its comprehensive herb collection and traditional fruit orchards, Acorn Bank is a tranquil haven with a fascinating industrial past. Wander…

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Glencoe Folk Museum

Main Street, Glencoe Village, Highlands, PH49 4HS.
Tel: 01855 811 664.

  • Car Park
  • Souvenir Shop

The museum contains a large variety of artefacts mainly collected locally, of interest to anyone curious about how Glencoe’s people lived in the past.…

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Parc Tondu Victorian Ironworks

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

  • Car Park
  • 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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Richmondshire Museum

Ryders Wynd, Richmond, Yorkshire, DL10 4JA.
Tel: 01748 825 611.

  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

There is a wide range of items on display with the emphasis on local and social history. Displays include artefacts from the Stone Age to the present day…

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Standedge Tunnel & Visitor Centre

Waters Road, Marsden, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, HD7 6NQ.
Tel: 01484 844 298.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Full disabled access

The former canal warehouse opposite the towpath at Tunnel End has been converted into a Visitor Centre with displays telling the story of the canal and…

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Stott Park Bobbin Mill

Low Stott Park, Finsthwaite, Ulverston, Cumbria, LA12 8AX.
Tel: 01539 531 087.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Built in 1835, the mill is now restored as a working industrial monument. Much of the bobbin making machinery remaining includes a turbine and a steam…

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Silk Mill – Derby’s Museum of Industry & History

Silk Mill Lane, off Full Street, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 3AF.
Tel: 01332 641 901.

  • Car Park
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Railway engineering, industrial power and aero engine galleries showing working and living in Derby and the engines, locomotives, rolling stock and signalling…

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National Army Museum

Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London, Greater London, SW3 4HT.
Tel: 020 7730 0717.

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Featuring five new permanent galleries, the museum shows how Britain's past has helped to shape our present and our future. Discover the impact our Army…

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Cobbaton Combat Collection

Cobbaton Combat Collection

Chittlehampton, Umberleigh, Devon, EX37 9RZ.
Tel: 01769 540 740.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access

Tin hats and song sheets to tanks and a Morrison Air Raid Shelter – the south west’s largest collection of WWII vehicles and artefacts. 60+ vehicles…

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