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We are running two different tours: a Beam Engine tour and a transport shed tour.

Leicester Museums Technology Association (LMTA) volunteers will conduct the tours to the Beam Engine House detailing the various construction and operation aspects of the Beam Engines, including the historical significance at the time of its manufacture.

The transport shed tour includes viewing the heritage vehicles in the APS Transport Shed including but not limited to Aveling & Porter Steam Roller, Bagnall Steam Locomotive “Leonard”, Leicester Corporation busses, Dennis Fire Engines F8 and F7 and many more. The stories of every exhibit will be detailed by the LMTA Volunteers.

Maximum capacity for each tour is 10. Tours are suitable for children who are accompanied by an adult.

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Abbey Pumping Station

Leicester City Museums Service, Museum Of Technology, Abbey Pumping Station, Corporation Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 5PX

01162 254900


Opening times

Every Day 11am to 4:30pm

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