Abbey Pumping Station Beam Engine

Steam with the Team Guided Tours of the Magnificent Victorian Beam Engines


Steam with the Team Guided Tours of the Magnificent Victorian Beam Engines

Come and join an exclusive Tour of the Beam Engine in action, at Abbey Pumping Station Museum.

A rare opportunity, to descend into the depths of the hidden workings, whilst the massive engines turn above you with the hiss and heat of real steam!

Taking you into generally inaccessible areas:
Down into the deep basements.
Explore the magnificent pumps on all the different levels.
Learn spectacular stories about the site, Museum and history of the Pumping Station.

Why not enjoy some light refreshments at our pop up Cafe before or after your tour.

*Pre-booking recommended for these tours:
11am / 12.15pm / 2pm / 3.15pm
*Tours will last approximately 1 hour and are £6.00 per person. Age 10+

Access requirements:
Abbey Pumping Station is not fully accessible: Ramped or Level Access, Accessible Toilet facilities, Platform Lift and Evacuation chairs in use. For these Guided Tours, unfortunately there is not wheelchair access to upper or lower levels of the Beam Engine.

*Free entry to the grounds and museum.

Please note: On Saturday 29th October 2022, Abbey Pumping Station Grounds and Museum, will be open to the public at 10.45am, ready for you to commence your tour at 11am.

Please note, there is no car parking on site. Nearest parking is at the adjacent pay and display car park in the Space Centre.

Alternatively, come on your push bike and lock it up in our covered bike rack.

Add Steam with the Team Guided Tours of the Magnificent Victorian Beam Engines to your Itinerary

Visitor Details

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Abbey Pumping Station, Corporation Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 5PX

Tel: +44 (0)116 2995111

Opening Times

Event date & time (29 Oct 2022)
Saturday11:00 - 16:15



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