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The Museum open and in-steam. Historic vehicles, Hereford Concert Band and more. This year the Mayor of Hereford will open the new Massington Lineshaft Display.

Picnic Area       Light Refreshments Only on Rally Events And Open Day Dates Wheelchair Access to the Station and Toilets Regret No Dogs Allowed In Buildings

Museum open and all exhibits operating in-steam. One of 20 in-steam days in the 2017 visitor season (1 April to 31 October):  April 9, 16, 17 and 30 / May 1, 14, 28 and 29 / June 11 and 25 / July 9 and 30 / August 13, 27 and 28 / September 9, 10 and 24 / October 8 and 29.

Come and enjoy the September Weekend Open Days! They are part of Dorset Heritage Week 11:00am till 4 pm. The Museum is located on Oborne Road, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3RX. There is limited parking on site, additional parking available nearby on Oborne Road from 11:00 until 4:00 p.m Open Days in 2017:- Saturday & Sunday 9 & 10 September Sunday 15 October PRIVATE VISITS Group visits (not exceeding 20 people) can also be arranged. We need 10 days notice to arrange a private visit. Please contact any of the following to make a booking: For information on private group visits please telephone any of these Sherborne numbers: Geoff Ward  +44(0) 1963 250206 David Wilkins  +44(0) 1935 816324 For more information see also Website: www.sswc.co.uk Facebook: www.facebook.com/SherborneSteam/

A first for Steampunk weekend for Hereford – Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th September 2017. Includes market and entertainment – watch our website for further details.

FREE ADMISSION to the Waterworks Museum as part of Heritage Open Day with all exhibits in operating in-steam.

Now a popular annual event, the Stirling Engine Rally is always well attended. In 2016, the Waterworks Museum opened a new exhibit to celebrate the bicentenary of the first Stirling patent in 1816, to accompany the Museum’s full size hot-air engines.