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Open today: 10:30 - 17:00
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So much fun

I came hear with my husband and mum and dad me and my mum found it on google maps and we used sat... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ria D
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Best day out in the area

For anyone with a Mechanical or Electrical background this Museum is a must, for those without the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Granville P
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Internal Fire is a working museum covering the history of the internal combustion engine and now covering steam as well. Engines from small farm generators to 32 ton pumping engines run daily and other displays include working vintage telephone...more
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Tan-y-groes SA43 2JS, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came hear with my husband and mum and dad me and my mum found it on google maps and we used sat nav to take us there all the staff were so friendly from the start to finish we even maid friends with beakie...More

Thank Ria D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For anyone with a Mechanical or Electrical background this Museum is a must, for those without the previous it is a MUST, to see our Heritage in full flow, I have worked on or alongside a lot of the systems that are on display and...More

Thank Granville P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very relaxed venue with plenty to see. T he exhibits are well laid out and offer running models of various types of engine. There is a great deal of information about the engines, and the fact that they are set in an environment that would...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 13 May 2018

I have just returned home after another happy day looking at the various exhibits in the ever expanding number of display halls. Technical note: I am now a member of the "Friends of the Musuem" scheme. I joined because I want to continue supporting wonderful...More

Thank Adrian C
Reviewed 8 May 2018

A fine collection of engines and assorted hardware plus now steam engines a real nostalgia trip for an engineer

Thank pdheadley
Reviewed 8 April 2018

A little dab of diesel on your cheek and your back to your childhood. Its worth the journey just for the smell. So evocative of the the old Gosport ferry. The noise, the rhythm and vibration, A wonderful step back in time and a tribute...More

Thank CommodoreChris
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Great place with something for all the family. From large industrial diesel engines that made Britain great to the smaller farm engines of a time when there was no electric on farms. A working telephone exchange to keep the younger ones engaged. The latest addition...More

Thank Headless1915
Reviewed 5 April 2018

I have visited the museum several times and every time there is something new to see. I was there at Easter and amongst the new exhibits was a room dedicated to Steam engines. There is plenty to see and do, with drawing activities for the...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 27 March 2018

WOW WOW WOW What an experience,we went to the museum on spec, as we both are members of East Wales and Border Vintage Society, so we both had particular engines to see. But we had a shock to see the Eddingtons collections,second time we have...More

Thank Hilda W
Reviewed 29 January 2018

If you're into old stuff, machines, engines, engineering etc brilliant. I could have sat and watched some of the old engines running for hours. Great place and keep up the good work.

Thank yumyum965
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Gordon D
4 May 2017|
Response from Paul E | Property representative |
Hi, Open Weds to Sunday 10:30 until 5:00. Keep trying to update the times on here but they can't cope with the Winter closing/7 days in August!
29 January 2016|
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Response from Elizabeth M | Reviewed this property |
I would agree with what has already been written. witnessing the operating of the vintage engines working is a great experience. Children and those not quite so young thoroughly enjoy the telephone exchange. A visit is... More