Steaming Weekend, Engine Museum
See Ryhope Engine Museum's huge 100 horsepower steam beam engines in action. The Museum is regarded as one of the finest industrial monuments in the North East of England, and is in a Grade II (starred) listed building.
As well as the beam engines, built by R & W Hawthorn, are three 'Lancashire' boilers of 1908, two of which are in regular use, a blacksmith's forge, a waterwheel, numerous steam engines and pumps, waterworks accessories such as depth recorders, and many items concerned with the distribution and uses of water in home and industry.
There will be a classic car rally on 16 April and 29 October with over 100 classic cars on display.
Time: 11am - 4pm
27th - 29th May 2017
26th - 28th August 2017
28th - 29th October 2017
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