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Review of Ryhope Engines Museum

Ryhope Engines Museum
Ranked #22 of 47 things to do in Sunderland
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132 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Amazing Place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2013

This place is a real gem in Sunderland. Everyone can see the chimney but it is well worth popping in to the museum on one of their steam days. The engines are simply fantastic with volunteers to explain how they work and how they were built. Brilliant Victorian engineering which takes your breath away

Visited July 2013
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English first
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
“A pat on the back for the volunteers who keep this going.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2013

Its the open weekend this weekend and after the last time we visited we always said we will return and we will. The gentlemen who run and work in the Pumping Station are dedicated pleasant and a mind of information. All are willing to pass on tales and information on the history of this fascinating building.
On the open days there is lots to see as Local Vintage Vehicle Enthusiast display their treasured vehicles and in the past there has been an old coach that does short trips along the coast and back. A good day out for all the family.

Visited September 2013
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72 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
“excellant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2013

very impressed with the engine rooms there was also a classic car show on had tea and cake inside and was very nice

Visited April 2013
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Thank denssity
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South Shields, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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“A marvel of Victorian engineering”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2013

A very impressive pair of steam, triple expansion beam engines. Any steam enthusiast will be in heaven

Visited July 2012
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Northumberland
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137 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Lots of Classic Cars and a working steam engine”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2013

Twice a year Sunderland Classic Car Vehicle Society hold a rally at the Engine Museum on days where the boilers are fired up and the great steam pump is in operatio.

Makes for a great day out for the family

Visited October 2012
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