Kempton Steam Museum

Home to the world's largest triple-expansion steam pumping engine. Housed in a magnificent 1927 Art Deco building preserved as a steam heritage site, the Great Triple can be seen in action on monthly steaming weekends.

Facilities

  • Parking
  • Gift Shop
  • Refreshments

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Full Description

Kempton's magnificent 1927 engine house houses a pair of 1,000-ton triple-expansion steam pumping engines, one of which is now the largest working example in the world. Restored by volunteers over a 10-year period, it now steams one weekend a month from March-June and from Sept-Nov. Also on site are two steam turbines and a rare working mercury arc rectifier. The building has been preserved as a heritage site, exactly as it was when it pumped millions of gallons of water a day to North London until it closed in 1980. The narrow-gauge railway operates every Sunday except December, plus steaming weekends. Special events include car shows, model railway exhibitions and much more. Guided tours always available plus a Guest Driver Experience for anyone wanting to have a go a running the Triple. Refreshments include home-made cakes and savouries.

Contact & Location

Operator:The Kempton Great Engines Trust
Address:Kempton Park Water Treatment Works
Snakey Lane
Hanworth
Middlesex TW13 7ND
Contacts: 01932 765 328
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Open days:Tue & Thu (not Dec) for viewing – no steam 1030-1600. Narrow-gauge railway Sun and steaming weekends: 18-19 Mar, 22-23 Apr; 20-21 May, 17-18 Jun, 23-24 Sep, 21-22 Oct; 18-19 Nov. London Open House: 16-17 Sep (no steam).
By Bus:H25 and 290
By Rail: Kempton Park / 800 yards

Upcoming Events

18 Nov-19 Nov 2017 Kempton Steaming at Christmas

Your last chance to see the Triple in steam this year, plus stalls, great raffle prizes and lots of Christmas…

17 Mar-18 Mar 2018 Kempton Steaming with Gadgets & Gizmos Galore

See the world's largest working triple-expansion steam pumping engine in action. Housed in a magnificent…

21 Apr-22 Apr 2018 Kempton Steaming & Model Railway Exhibition

See the world's largest working triple-expansion steam pumping engine in action. Housed in a magnificent…

19 May-20 May 2018 Kempton Steaming & Stationary Engine Weekend

See the world's largest working triple-expansion steam pumping engine in action. Housed in a magnificent…

16 Jun-17 Jun 2018 Kempton Steaming & Father’s Day Weekend

This entry was last updated on 14th February 2017

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