Ryhope Engines Museum

Illustrates aspects of water pumping. The two original Hawthorn beam engines of 1868, designed by Thomas Hawksley, have been restored and are steamed at frequent intervals. Steam is provided by hand fired Lancashire Boilers of 1908.


  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Part Disabled Access

Contact & Location

Operator:Ryhope Engines Trust
Address:Waterworks Road
Tyne and Wear SR2 0ND
Contacts: 0191 521 0235
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Open days:Static Sun Easter-Dec 1400-1700. Steaming Weekends five times a year, 1100-1600. See Events Diary for dates.
By Rail: Sunderland / 5 miles

Upcoming Events

30 Mar-02 Apr 2018 Easter Steaming Weekend & Classic Car Show

Classic Cars on Easter Sunday only

26 May-28 May 2018 Spring Bank Holiday Steaming Weekend

See the giant beam engines working under steam power for FREE.

25 Aug-27 Aug 2018 August Bank Holiday Steaming Weekend & Military Vehicle Show

See the giant beam engines working under steam power. Car parking and admission FREE! Military Vehicle…

08 Sep-09 Sep 2018 Heritage Open Days Steaming Weekend

FREE entry and car parking.

27 Oct-28 Oct 2018 Blackberry Weekend Steaming

This entry was last updated on 27th February 2017

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