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Abbey Pumping Station

Corporation Road, Abbey Lane, LEICESTER, LE4 5PX

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Explore Leicester's industrial, technological and scientific heritage at Abbey Pumping Station. Built in 1891, this fascinating museum features some of the largest steam beam engines in the country and a working model railway. Exhibitions include historic transport, light and optics, and public health. There are lots of interactive exhibits, popular with children.

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Tel: 0116 299 5111
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Prices

Admission free, a small charge made for some events. Donations welcome

Opening times

Open Feb-Oct, daily 11-4.30. Open Nov-Jan for special events
Average visit 1hr

Facilities

Parking.

Accessibility

Partly accessible. Limited wheelchair access
Loan of wheelchairs, wheelchair lift
Toilets.

Abbey Pumping Station

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Off A6, 1m N from city centre

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