The only comprehensive guide to Britain's transport and industrial heritage
The West Midlands' legacy of manufacturing is represented by its range of museums. There are heritage railways galore, such as the Severn Valley Railway, as well as transport museums and major centres such as the Black Country Museum, the RAF Museum at Cosford and Birmingham's Thinktank science museum.
The Steam Heritage Guide includes contact details, opening times and description of preservation and heritage attractions in the West Midlands area including Shropshire, Staffordshire, West Midlands, Worcestershire, Herefordshire and Warwickshire.
214 Mill Street,
Tel: 01538 360 900.
Mid 18th century working corn mill celebrating the work of James Brindley, millwright and canal engineer renowned as the pioneer of the canal system in…
Tel: 01538 306 704.
Steam locos are always used on trains on a scenic three mile return trip along the side of Rudyard lake.
Tel: 01432 357 236.
The story of drinking water brought to life through massive working pumping engines. Key exhibits include a triple-expansion and a twin-cylinder inverted…
Tel: 01299 250 416.
An Interesting collection of private carriages, carts, wagons and a gypsy caravans together with agricultural and domestic tools, etc.
Tel: 01384 812 381.
Built at the end of the 18th century, the 100ft tall cone was used for the manufacture of glass until 1936 and is now one of only four cones left in the…
Tel: 01902 376 200.
One of the largest collections of civil and military aircraft in the United Kingdom with over 70 aircraft on display including three V bombers – Vulcan,…
Croome (National Trust),
Nr High Green,
Tel: 01905 371 006.
The museum tells the fascinating story of RAF Defford during World War II and the Cold War years, and its vital role in the flight testing of secret radar…
Tel: 01675 443 311.
Collection of beautifully restored British motorcycles from 1898-1990s. Outlines the history of a once world dominating industry.
Tel: 01283 532 880.
World-class museum and visitor centre that celebrates Burton-upon-Trent's proud brewing heritage and its influence on brewing techniques throughout the…
Stour Vale Mill,
Tel: 01562 69028.
Looks at the world famous carpet industry of Kidderminster alongside stories of wealth, poverty and ingenuity of the people who created the carpets.
Tel: 01785 822 138.
A former water pumping station with two horizontal tandem compound steam engines, Lancashire boilers, Weir pumps and well head gear.