The only comprehensive guide to Britain's transport and industrial heritage
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.
Tel: 01932 765 328.
2ft gauge railway. The Hanworth Loop is the first stage of a major project to reinstate the historic narrow gauge line that hauled coal from the Thames…
Tel: 01895 622 595.
12in. gauge, 11/4 miles. The line runs through the woodlands skirting the lake from Woody Bay Station beside the beach, all the way round to Willow Lawn…
Tel: 020 8858 4422.
The home of Greenwich Meantime and Longitude Zero, the most important scientific site of its kind in the world which contains one of the finest collections…
Buckingham Palace Road,
Tel: 020 7766 7302.
One of the finest working stables in existence and a living part of Britain's heritage, the Royal Mews is responsible for all road travel arrangements…
Grahame Park Way,
Tel: 020 8205 2266.
Covers the history of the RAF and its predecessors from the early balloon flights of the 1870s to the present day. Over 70 aircraft are on show from a…
Tel: 020 7839 6548.
Preserved and moored alongside Victoria Embankment opposite the London Eye, and restored to her former glory with the engine on view. Steam enthusiasts…
Royal Hospital Road,
Tel: 020 7881 6606.
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…
399 High Street,
Tel: 020 8560 8108.
The museum contains one of the world's foremost collections of self-playing musical instruments. From the tiniest of clockwork music boxes to the Mighty…
111-117 Lancaster Road,
Tel: 020 7243 9611.
Featuring over 12,000 original items from the unique Robert Opie Collection, discover how well-loved brands evolved through their creative use of packaging…
Tel: 01707 873 628.
Located in the remains of the Tottenham Sewage Works which now forms part of Markfield Park. The principal exhibit is the Victorian beam pumping engine…
Tel: 020 7942 4000.
Seven floors and more than 40 galleries contain probably the world‘s finest collections from science, technology and medicine. The motive power collection…