National Gas Museum

National Gas Museum
195 Aylestone Road
Leicester
Leicestershire
LE2 7QJ
England

Website

www.nationalgasmuseum.org.uk/

E-mail

General contact email

nationalgasmuseum@gmail.com

Telephone

Phone (via British Gas)

0116 250 3190

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The Gas Museum tells the story of gas at home and work. For light, for heat, for cooking - for 200 years gas has been essential energy. Visit to find out about the early days of gas when it was the brightest light of Victorian Britain. Learn how gas made from coal lit the nation's streets, homes and factories. See a fantastic selection of working gas lights, nostalgic fires, cookers and some surprising gadgets.

Venue Type:

Museum, Industrial heritage site

Opening hours

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (except Good Friday)

from 13:00 to 17:00

Evening opening for groups by appointment.

Please call if making a special journey as times may occasionally change at short notice.

Admission charges

Entry is free of charge.
Donations are gratefully received.

Getting there

Look out for the large red brick clock tower on Aylestone Road next to the British Gas site.

A peep at some of our huge collection and the museum building, the original gasworks offices and clock tower.

Collection details

Industry, Social History, Science and Technology

Getting there

Look out for the large red brick clock tower on Aylestone Road next to the British Gas site.

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