londonmuseumofwaterandsteam

London Museum Of Water & Steam

The story of London's water supply and the pumping engines that helped make London the city it is today. Check out our café partner @birdieskitchenltd

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Come to visit us on the 29th-31st and you’ll be in for a very special treat! All of our available engines will be running ⛓⚙️⛏🔧⚒🛠
Our volunteer Chris is adding anti-seize grease to the jacket steam valve from our Triple, in preparation for something special...
#repost We love this picture of our standpipe tower taken by @rob_copeland ! We’re doing special tours of our standpipe tower over bonfire weekend. Check our website for more details! #london #landmark #iconiclondon #thames
This is an A0610 Ford A Series fire appliance! Originally bought for British Aerospace, you may recognise it from the TV show Band of Brothers!
#repost We love this photo of @jignishaa and her two kids having fun on Thomas Wicksteed, our steam locomotive! Come along today for your chance to ride on our train! #families #westlondonmuns #museums #railway
Our Museum cat, Maudslay, is inspecting the fire engines prior to this weekend’s fire engine rally! See you this Saturday and Sunday for some awesome vintage emergency services vehicles, including demonstrations!
Yes, that’s right- CHASE FROM PAW PATROL IS HERE ON SATURDAY 22nd! Meeting Chase is included in the standard entry to the Museum!
Mr Magic Bubbles in the courtyard today!
Get your own personal puff of steam in our café today!
Some proper beach fun coming up this weekend for our Bank Holiday seaside special! Come along and play on our miniature beach.... ⛵️🛶
Here’s a picture of our colleague Nick, hard at work repairing one of our interactive exhibits! . . . #repairs #museum #interactiveexhibit #museumlife #engineering
One of our rotatives running today! This is the Dancers End Engine, which came from Lord Rothschild’s estate at Dancers End, near Tring, where it was used to pump water from a well 💦 ⛓⚙️ You can see other bits and pieces of Rothschild history at our next door neighbours Gunnersbury Museum, and if you’re willing to go further afield, @waddesdonmanor_nt !
We're delighted to announce that the @ltmuseum 's Liz Power will be joining us as our new Director this October. #greathire
Cheer up Wicksteed, it’s #blackcatappreciationday ! Our museum cats are named after our engines and this grumpy moggy gets his namesake from our locomotive: Thomas Wicksteed. You can take a ride on our Waterworks Railway this weekend 🐱🚂
Maud and Gemma, our Learning Coordinator, chilling on the desk in our office! #museumlife
Girl’s got style!! We love this picture of Annie enjoying our dressing up cupboard. Remember, kids go free at the Museum this summer! 📷: @hintyprint
Tower tours tickets are now available on our website!
We ♥️ this photo from @my_mumlife ! This summer we’re free for all children, until September 2nd! #museum #mumlife #london #londonfamilies #kew #brentford
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