Museum of Power

Museum of Power
Steam Pumping Station
Hatfield Road
Langford
Maldon
Essex
CM9 6QA
England

logo: Heritage Open Days 2014

Website

www.museumofpower.org.uk

E-mail

enquiries@museumofpower.org.uk

Telephone

01621 843183

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.

The Museum of Power, set in seven acres of grounds and housed in the Steam Pumping Station at Langford in Essex, exhibits and demonstrates working examples of power sources of all types and chronicles the major roles that they have played in history.

The museum aims to provide an entertaining and educational environment in which to explore our use of power. The museum presents fascinating working examples of machinery, equipment and tools which have been used to develop the industrial and social conditions we enjoy today.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

The museum is open at the following times:

November to Easter – Friday to Sunday 10.00am to 4.00pm
Easter to October – Wednesday to Sunday 10.00am to 5.00pm

*Open Bank Holiday Mondays
*Closed January except New Year’s Day Bank Holiday

Admission charges

Entrance to the grounds and tea-room is free, however a charge is made for access to the rest of the museum:

Adults: £3.50
Concessions: £3.00
Children under 6: free
Children aged 6 to 16: £2.00
Families: £9.00

*Reductions for groups of 10 or more.
*Evening group visits available subject to minimum charge of £50.

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
Museum of Power

Maldon Arts Trail

  • 1 September — 31 October 2015

FREE entry to grounds and Tearoom to see the sculptures.

Website

http://www.museumofpower.org.uk/Events.html#NYD

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Museum of Power

New Years Day Crank Up and Book Fair

  • 1 January 2015

Miniature steam train open for rides (extra charge applies). "Marshall" the Lilleshall steam driven pumping engine will be run by compressed air.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Admission

Adult £4.50; Concessions; Senior citizens and students (the latter on production of a current student ID card) £4.00; Children under fifteen: £2:00.

Website

http://www.museumofpower.org.uk/Events.html#NYD

Mothers Day Cream Teas

  • 14 — 15 March 2015

Linked with Vintage and Antiques Fair on 15th

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Website

http://www.museumofpower.org.uk/Events.html#NYD

Museum of Power

Vintage and Antiques Fair

  • 15 March 2015
  • 25 October 2015

Stalls selling a wide range of antiques and collectables. Delicious breakfasts, mid morning snacks, lunches and "probably the best cakes in Maldon" are available in the Steam Pump Tearoom.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Admission

Adult £2.50; (£3.00 between 9am and 10am); Children FREE.

Miniature steam train open for rides (extra charge applies)

Website

http://www.museumofpower.org.uk/Events.html#NYD

Museum of Power

Science Sunday

  • 22 March 2015

Fascinating mad science demonstrations and children's activities take place through out the day with PLASMA PENNY.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Admission

Adult £5:00; Senior £4:50; Children (5 to 15) £2:00 Children under 2 FREE.

Website

http://www.museumofpower.org.uk/Events.html#NYD

Museum of Power

Transport Fest

  • 5 April 2015

"Marshall" large pumping engine in steam with displays of classic vehicles and machinery. Live music, craft stalls and Model Village.

Delicious breakfasts, mid morning snacks, lunches and "probably the best cakes in Maldon" are available in the Steam Pump Tearoom.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Admission

Adult £6:00; Senior £5:00; Children (5 to 15) £2:00 Children under 2 FREE.

Website

http://www.museumofpower.org.uk/Events.html#NYD

Museum of Power

Steam Day & Garden Show

  • 3 May 2015

Stalls selling plants and garden equipment.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Admission

Adult £5:00; Senior £4:50; Children (5 to 15) £2:00 Children under 2 FREE.

Website

http://www.museumofpower.org.uk/Events.html#NYD

Museum of Power

Old Tyme Rally

  • 31 May 2015

Classic vehicle and agricultral displays, craft stalls,live music.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Admission

Adult £6:00; Senior £5:00; Children (5 to 15) £2:00 Children under 2 FREE.

Website

http://www.museumofpower.org.uk/Events.html#NYD

Museum of Power

Heavy Horse Show

  • 14 June 2015

Museum hosts the annual East Essex Heavy Horse Society show. Attractions include area displays of working horses and dogs. Live music, country craft stalls and displays of vintage tractors.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Admission

Adult £8:00; Senior £6:00; Children £4:00

Website

http://www.museumofpower.org.uk/Events.html#NYD

Museum of Power

Fathers Day

  • 21 June 2015

Miniature steam train open for rides (extra charge applies). "Marshall" the Lilleshall pumping engine will be run by compressed air and other oil / diesel engines will be running.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Website

http://www.museumofpower.org.uk/Events.html#NYD

Museum of Power

Classic Campervan & Vintage Show

  • 28 June 2015

Displays of classic camper vans, vintage stalls and trade stands.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Admission

Adult £6:00; Senior £5:00; Children (5 to 15) £2:00 Children under 2 FREE.

Website

http://www.museumofpower.org.uk/Events.html#NYD

Lions Family Day

  • 18 July 2015

Plenty of fun and activities for all the family with fashion and music through the ages, stalls, childrens entertainment and live music. Stalls selling plants and garden equipment.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Admission

Adult prices to be advised Gates open at 12pm.

Website

http://www.museumofpower.org.uk/Events.html#NYD

UK Mega Essex Geocache Hunt & Teddy Bears Picnic

  • 30 July 2015

Miniature steam train open for rides (extra charge applies). "Marshall" the Lilleshall pumping engine will be run by compressed air and other oil / diesel engines will be running.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Website

http://www.museumofpower.org.uk/Events.html#NYD

Museum of Power

Bikemeet

  • 9 August 2015

Classic, historic and race motor cycles, trial riding display.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Admission

Adult £6:00; Senior £5:00; Children (5 to 15) £2:00 Children under 2 FREE.

Website

http://www.museumofpower.org.uk/Events.html#NYD

"Nortanger Abbey" DOT Theatre Company

  • 13 August 2015

Open air theatre production.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Admission

Adult £12:00 ( in advance); £14 on the door Children (5 tunder 14) £8:00 gates open 7pm for 7:30pm TEAROOM OPEN for refreshments.

TICKETS from Maldon Tourist Office 01621 856503 and DOT website.

Museum of Power

American Car Show

  • 6 September 2015

Classic American & custom cars, stalls,live music and family entertainment.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Admission

Adult £6:00; Senior £5:00; Children (5 to 15) £2:00 Children under 2 FREE.

Website

http://www.museumofpower.org.uk/Events.html#NYD

Museum of Power

Heritage Weekend with Book Sale & Craft Fair

  • 12 — 13 September 2015

Take advantage of FREE entry to the museum and visit the Edwardian belt driven work-shop.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Admission

Adult £5:00; Senior £4:50; Children (5 to 15) £2:00 Children under 2 FREE.

Website

http://www.museumofpower.org.uk/Events.html#NYD

Museum of Power

Astaria Candlelit Illuminations

  • 18 September 2015 6-8pm
  • 25 September 2015 6-8pm
  • 2 October 2015 6-8pm
  • 9 October 2015 6-8pm

Model Village will be illuminated with hundreds of lights on the following Fridays.

Miniature steam train will be NOT be running

"Marshall" the Lilleshall pumping engine and other oil / diesel engines will NOT be running

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Admission

Free entry to Model Village and to Tearoom for refreshments.
A charge is made for entry to the museum.

Website

http://www.museumofpower.org.uk/Events.html#NYD

Museum of Power

Steam Day & Model Exhibition

  • 4 October 2015

Model railway layouts on display, model boats and much more.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Admission

Adult £5:00; Senior £4:50; Children (5 to 15) £2:00 Children under 2 FREE.

Website

http://www.museumofpower.org.uk/Events.html#NYD

Halloween

  • 31 October 2015

Childrens activities

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
  • Especially for children

Admission

Adult £5:00; Senior £4:50; Children (5 to 15) £2:00 Children under 2 FREE.

Website

http://www.museumofpower.org.uk/Events.html#NYD

Museum of Power

Santa Special

  • 6 December 2015

Miniature steam train open for rides to see Father Christmas with a present for children included in the cost.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
  • Especially for children

Admission

This fantastic event can only be pre-booked from Maldon Tourist Office (telephone 01621 856503). It is recommended that you book early. TICKETS ON SALE from OCTOBER.

Website

http://www.museumofpower.org.uk/Events.html#NYD

Winter Wonderland

  • 13 December 2015

Childrens activities

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
  • Especially for children

Website

http://www.museumofpower.org.uk/Events.html#NYD

Museum of Power

New Years Day Crank Up

  • 1 January 2016

Miniature steam train will be running (extra charge applies). "Marshall" the Lilleshall steam driven pumping engine will be run by compressed air.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Admission

Adult £4.50; Concessions; Senior citizens and students (the latter on production of a current student ID card) £4.00; Children under fifteen: £2:00.

Website

http://www.museumofpower.org.uk/Events.html#NYD

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