West Midlands

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Mill Meece Pumping Station

Cotes Heath, Nr Eccleshall, Staffordshire, ST21 6QU.
Tel: 01785 822 138.

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

A former water pumping station with two horizontal tandem compound steam engines, Lancashire boilers, Weir pumps and well head gear.

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Sarehole Mill

Sarehole Mill

Cole Bank Road, Hall Green, Birmingham, West Midlands, B13 0BD.
Tel: 0121 348 8160.

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

Late 18th century watermill. Once leased by Matthew Boulton for metal working, it is now a corn mill and milling takes place most Sundays. The mill has…

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Shugborough Historic Estate

Shugborough , Milford, Nr Stafford, Staffordshire, ST17 0XA.
Tel: 01889 881 388.

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

The Shugborough Estate returns to the care of the National Trust this year. Explore sweeping parkland, ancient woodland and a landscape peppered with monuments,…

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Severn Valley Railway

Kidderminster Town Station, Comberton Hill, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, DY10 1QX.
Tel: 01562 757 900.

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

Standard gauge railway with an impressive collection of main line locomotives and carriages running a steam-hauled service for 16 miles between Kidderminster…

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Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings Visitor Centre

Flaxivity, Spring Gardens, Ditherington, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 2SZ.
Tel: 0000.

  • Car Park

Includes interpretation displays, film and audio material, research and learning resources. Interpretations of the Mill’s role in the industrial revolution…

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Snailbeach Lead Mine

Snailbeach, Nr Minsterley, Shropshire, SY5 0NS.
Tel: 07716 116 732.

  • Car Park
  • Part disabled access

It was the biggest lead mine in Shropshire and it is reputed to have yielded the greatest volume of lead per acre of any mine in Europe. Underground mining…

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Soho House Museum

Soho Avenue (off Soho Road), Handsworth, Birmingham, West Midlands, B18 5LB.
Tel: 0121 348 8150.

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

The elegant home of Industrialist and entrepreneur Matthew Boulton from 1766 to 1809. Boulton's many achievements helped fuel the Industrial Revolution.…

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Telford Steam Railway

Telford Steam Railway

The Old Loco Shed, Bridge Road, Horsehay, Telford, Shropshire, TF4 2NF.
Tel: 01952 503 880.

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

Regular passenger services on part of ex-GWR branch from Wellington to Craven Arms. Train runs from Spring Village to Horsehay & Dawley via new station…

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Tettenhall Transport Heritage Centre

Henwood Road, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV6 8NX.
Tel: 0000.

Home to many intriguing pieces of transport history. The first transport museum in the city of Wolverhampton, run by the community for the community.

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Thinktank – Birmingham Science Museum

Millennium Point, Curzon Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B4 7AP.
Tel: 0121 348 8000.

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

200 exhibits make up ThinkTank a truly modern museum where star attractions include ‘City of Birmingham’ locomotive, Railton Mobil Special, Spitfire,…

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buses run on bank holidays and other event days

Transport Museum – Wythall

Chapel Lane, Wythall, Worcestershire, B47 6JX.
Tel: 01564 826 471.

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

Home to over 100 vehicles mainly Midlands manufactured or operated. Principally buses, but including milk floats and fire engines. Miniature steam railway…

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Midland Air Museum

Coventry Airport, Baginton, Warwickshire, CV3 4FR.
Tel: 024 7630 1033.

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

Unique collection of aircraft & engines, including locally-built Argosy freighter and Vulcan bomber. Sir Frank Whittle Jet Heritage Centre. Large collection…

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