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Summer Steamings at Bolton Steam Museum

Volunteers from the Northern Mill Engine Society have rescued and restored 30 old stationary steam engines, which once powered the cotton mills and woollen mills of the North of England.  Our oldest engine is nearly 180 years old, and most are over 100 years old.  Some engines are now unique - the only one of its type to survive anywhere in the world! 

We have an activity trail for the children, and full disabled access and baby changing facilities. 

The Engine View Cafe offers drinks and snacks, admission is free, with free unlimited parking on Morrison's Supermarket Car Park site


Bolton Steam Museum, Mornington Road, off Chorley Old Road, Bolton, Greater Manchester, BL1 4EU

1.37 miles  
  01204 846490    
hosting a Haunted House Party

hosting a Haunted House Party

Raise money for the British Heart Foundation whilst having a fang-tastic time! Entertain your guest by playing ghostly games and dancing to mysterious music. Why not wow your guests with these healthy and tasty spooky snacks? If you would like to do some freaky face paints then watch these step by step video tutorials. Fri 27th-31st Oct

Halloween Recipes

Halloween Recipes

Halloween is the perfect time of year to get creative in the kitchen and making food scarily fun! Whether you want to jazz up a slice of cheese on toast or go full out for a party with spooky drinks and disgusting nibbles we have some great Halloween recipes for you right here. The kids will love getting involved - or have a surprise goulish meal!!