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The museum will be open on:   Wednesdays and Bank Holiday Mondays, 10.00 am to 4.00 pm Starting Easter Monday 10th April NO LONGER OPEN ON FIRST SUNDAY IN MONTH

The Museum is situated on the same site as Markham Grange Nurseries and Garden Centre.

Ample car parking is available.

Coaches are welcome providing prior notice is given.

Within the garden centre is a cafe for hot and cold food and drinks.

Also within the garden centre are a number shopping outlets.

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Opening Days

The museum has an impressive collection of restored stationary steam engines. In total around 18 steam engines & pumps are on display, some of which can be seen in motion (but not steaming)on open days.

Housed in a purpose built building they have been lovingly restored , rebuilt and maintained by a dedicated team of volunteers, who are always willing to show you around and explain things to you - why not pay us a visit, you will not be disappointed.

Please Take Note!!

The Museum uses steam from the same boiler that serves the Nursery, which must have priority at all times.

Because of this and other circumstances beyond our control, there will be times when we cannot steam the engines.

In particular there will be a period of weeks, usually in June or July, when the boiler will be shut down for its annual, statutory boiler inspection and maintenance.

When this happens the Museum will be open on the Wednesday steaming days,(not Sundays or Bank Holidays), but the engines will not be steaming!

Details will be posted in the museum and on the website as soon as they are known.

(It's as well to telephone before setting off :- 01302 330430).

Contact Markham Grange Steam Museum [email protected]

*Boiler Shut Down*

The museum boiler will be shut down from July 15 2019 for approximately 4 weeks.

This is for its mandatory annual maintenance and insurance tests.

We are sorry for this inconvenience but the museum will still be open for static viewing on the usual steaming days.

10.00 am. until 4.00 pm.

Admission is free !!!!!

Winter Shut Down

Please Note

The Museum

will be CLOSED from

 November 2021 until

March 2022





Unfortunately the site steam boiler has accumulated a number of too-expensive-to-solve problems and so was permanently taken out of service in 2021. Therefore, for the foreseeable future, the museum will have no steam.

Alternative means of driving engines are now as follows -

The Goddard & Massey beam engine is running by vacuum, effectively as an atmospheric engine.

The ex- “Reliant” paddle tug Port engine has an electric motor drive, recently remodelled, as has also the ex-

River Thames launch Sisson triple-expansion engine.

An electric-motor-driven blower delivering air through the former steam supply pipework, at 500 millibar, 7 pounds per square inch, enables up to six engines to run. The mill engine “Agnes” can be run solo and slowly, on request and at one hour’s notice to prepare for running.

Museum development work is continuing.   April 2023.



 The Museum will be closed from Thursday 26th October 2023

Open Again:-

Easter Monday 1st  April 2024