East Midlands

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Quinceys Pumping Station

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

  • Car Park

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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Pinchbeck Engine Museum

Pinchbeck Engine Museum

West Marsh Road, Spalding, Lincolnshire, PE11 3UW.
Tel: 01775 725 861.

  • Car Park

1833 built 20hp 'A' frame low pressure condensing steam pumping beam engine. Replaced in 1952 by electric pumps.

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Peak Rail

Matlock Station, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3NA.
Tel: 01629 580 381.

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

Standard gauge railway operating between Matlock and Rowsley South on the old St Pancras to Manchester route.

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A Richard Trevithick pumping engine used in a local mine.

Peak District Lead Mining Museum

The Grand Pavilion, South Parade, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, DE4 3NR.
Tel: 01629 583 834.

  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Part disabled access

Discover the fascinating history of Lead Mining in the Peak District with its unique laws and customs. Experience the hazards of the Derbyshire Lead Miner…

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Papplewick Pumping Station

Papplewick Pumping Station

Rigg Lane, Ravenshead, Nottinghamshire, NG15 9AJ.
Tel: 0115 963 2938.

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

Britain’s finest Victorian fresh water pumping station. Two James Watt beam engines with Lancashire boilers. Robey winding engine from Linby Colliery,…

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Nottingham Industrial Museum

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

  • Car Park
  • 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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Northamptonshire Ironstone Railway Trust

Hunsbury Hill Road, Camp Hill, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN4 9UW.
Tel: 01604 702 031.

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

The railway at Hunsbury Hill is based on the ironstone workings that closed in 1930s; home to prototype diesel locomotives from Fowler, Planet & Hudswell…

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Northampton & Lamport Railway

Pitsford & Brampton Station, Pitsford Road, Chapel Brampton, Northamptonshire, NN6 8BA.
Tel: 01604 820 327.

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

1.3 mile standard gauge railway on the former Northampton to Market Harborough line. Locomotives include Polish Tkh, 0-4-0 Peckett, ex-BR diesels and industrial…

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North Leverton Mill

Mill Lane, North Leverton, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 0BA.
Tel: 01427 880 254 .

  • Car Park
  • Souvenir Shop

Built in 1813 by a group of local farmers, this is a unique windmill that has never stopped milling, it grinds flour and animal feeds regularly.

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Steam locomotive

North Ings Farm Museum

Fen Road, Dorrington, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN4 3QB.
Tel: 01526 833 100.

  • Car Park
  • Part disabled access

A working collection of vintage agricultural tractors and stationary engines. The museum has a 2ft gauge railway with steam and diesel locomotives. Train…

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Aerial view of part of the Newartk Air Museum site.

Newark Air Museum

Drove Lane, Winthorpe, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 2NY.
Tel: 01636 707 170.

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

Display of 76 aircraft & cockpit sections from across the history of aviation. 48+ aircraft displayed under cover.

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Museum of Rural Life

Alford Manor House, West Street, Alford, Lincolnshire, LN13 9HT.
Tel: 01507 463 073.

  • Car Park
  • Refreshments
  • Part disabled access

Houses many of the town's historic artefacts, including a rare man-driven wheelwright's lathe, and winnower, huller and threshing machine. Many old workmen's…

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