The Waterworks Museum Hereford
The Waterworks Museum, Hereford is a thriving industrial heritage museum and one of Hereford's leading attractions, with something for visitors of all ages. The Museum tells the story of drinking water from early times to present day.
• Experience the sights, smells and sounds of the bygone era of steam. We have 160 years worth of superb engineering, housed in a Victorian water pumping station.
• See the working engines on display - volunteer engineers are on hand to explain the history and workings of the engines
• Watch the UK's oldest working triple-expansion steam engine in operation, as well as historic beam, gas and diesel engines spanning from the industrial revolution to the present day.
• Enjoy the Play and Learn Water Park where children can learn about water, operate pumps, lift water from a well, push pumps and learn about water filtration.
• Follow the Frog Trail designed for younger children
• Discover what life was like in Hereford during World War Two
• Picnic in our grounds or by the River Wye
Hours - Please see the website for opening dates and times
Free admission for Children under 16
See Museum web site for information about entry costs for adults.
We are delighted to host events, and Greg Chapman's magic show is a particular favourite! You can see some of his magic in the video below. Which is your favourite magic trick, and why?
Why not send in a Roving Reporters Review after watching for the chance to win a Raring2go! prize!
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We hope to see you at The Waterworks Museum, Hereford very soon!