The museum has limited space in which to exhibit all the material in its collection. In addition to the larger exhibits it has a lot of back up material about its exhibits, this includes the history of the companies, drawings and other relative items.
This archive is made up of both paper and electronic versions.
A list of available material is listed below.
Here is a list of the Museum of Power electronic archive. These items can be viewed online without formal request. Please click on the item link to the side of the REFerence to view.
The items below are only available to view at the Museum
A number of items in our extensive archive are too big to be made available electronically. However you can arrange to view these items at the Museum at prior arrangement only. These items consist of log books, charts, drawings, ledgers, brochures and lists.
If you would like to make arrangemnets to view any of these items please select from the list below and provide your contact details and press send so we can arrange a suitable time for you to view them.
Alternativaly you can call the Museum on telephone number: +44(0)1621 843183
Museum Introduction video
The Museum includes numerous power-related exhibits that will interest young and the not so young, with many working examples of various power sources, machinery, equipment and tools. View our introduction video here.
Our museum Staff are supported by a dedicated group of volunteers who carry out the varied tasks that maintain, preserve and facilitate the daily operation of the museum and its tearoom.
Read more about becoming a Volunteer.
A most popular attraction for children adults and families alike this fabulous 7¼” gauge miniature railway’s main line carries passengers on a journey of over one quarter of a mile through the seven acres of mature woods and meadows that make up the museum grounds.
The River Blackwater that flows through the grounds of the museum is home to a number of types of freshwater fish including dace, roach, chub, pike, carp and the recently reintroduced brown trout. Other ‘visitors’ to the grounds and the river include the water otter.