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Kempton Steam Museum & Waterworks Railway

Closed Now: 10:30 - 16:00
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Living Museum

This is the home of 2 impressive pumping engines and a must for anyone into to the UKs... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
mark c
St Albans, United Kingdom
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Lovely day out

This is great for the younger children particularly at Halloween and Christmas. My grandchildren... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Sunbury-On-Thames, United Kingdom
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Snakey Lane, Sunbury-On-Thames TW13 7ND, England
+44 1568 720571
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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

This is the home of 2 impressive pumping engines and a must for anyone into to the UKs Engineering heritage. One engine No 6 is full restored and regular tuning under steam the second No 7 is undergoing restoration. They start no 6 about 4...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

This is great for the younger children particularly at Halloween and Christmas. My grandchildren are 1 and 3 and had a lovely time. Also there was food and drink to buy st a reasonable cost.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 14 July 2018

I have been looking forward to visiting Kempton for years. Finally we have the opportunity to go to the UK. I arranged my visit around their posted hours on Google, Tripadvisor and others, only to be left teary because they were closed to the public...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

This is literally at the back of my house and the first time I have ever visited. It was adorable. I took my toddler granddaughter and she loved it she thought it was the best thing ever. So peaceful and like being in the country,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank 217karenm
Reviewed 22 April 2018

I had lived nearby for years and did not know this huge engine was here. Two 1000 ton 62 feet tall mechanical wonders. How on earth did the people of the time manage to make these precision giants. I joined one of their tours, which...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Derek B
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Drive past this venue every day and finally visited Easter Sunday as my partner loves old steam trains! There isn’t a huge amount to see or do and you can easily cover in an hour. The glorious Art Deco building houses impressive steam pumps but...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Shung1809
Reviewed 20 November 2017

We visited over the Christmas fair weekend. Our three year old was enchanted by the huge engine, especially when it started working. There were extra things to amuse him with the craft stalls, but he would have still had a great time without these. Really...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Sadie P
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Well worth a visit. The sheer scale of the building and the pump engines is so impressive. Great value for money, the train is an added bonus.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank andyphillinchris
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We first visited this museum as part of the Open House London scheme. We'd passed it on the motorway many times and were pretty clueless about it being a museum but the lure of "free" dragged us in and we liked it so much we...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank StumpyPumpy
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

This museum is located within Thames Water property and consists of the Pumping station and equipment once used to pump water to London. The massive triple pumps are the largest working examples in the world and are really impressive. The workings are explained on a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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