What's on at the Museum


The Museum stages other activities throughout the year, information is obtainable from our Facebook and Twitter pages, you do not require an account to access our pages. Alternatively, you can also sign-up to our Newsletter Mailing List to be kept updated about What’s on at the Museum during the course of the year.

Click on calendar entry for more details

 

Museum of Power

Provisional 2020 Calendar

January
February
March
April
1st New Year Crank-Up & Wassail

19th-23rd Explore & Discover Half Term Activities

 

15th Science Sunday

20th MOP Quiz Night

8th - 10th & 15th - 19th Easter Egg Painting for Kids CANCELLED

26th AM Coffee & Cars @MOP

23rd AM Coffee & Cars @MOP

PM Power of Friendship Club

 

22nd AM Coffee & Cars @MOP CANCELLED

PM Power of Friendship Club CANCELLED

23rd Power of Literature Book Club

POSTPONED

12th TransportFest

POSTPONED

17th Murder at the Museum POSTPONED

22nd Apr - 24th May Temporary Exhibition - Breweries: Steam, Ale & Beer VIRTUAL EXHIBITION to be done online

 

24th Power of Literature Book Club

29th Antiques Fair

POSTPONED

26th AM Coffee & Cars @MOP CANCELLED

PM Power of Friendship Club

CANCELLED

May
June
July
August

11th Power of Literature Book Club

POSTPONED

17th Fun-4-Kids Community Day

POSTPONED

22nd Apr - 24th May Temporary Exhibition - Breweries: Steam, Ale & Beer VIRTUAL EXHIBITION to be done online

7th Japanese Automatsuri & Culture Show POSTPONED

10th June - 19th July Virtual Exhibition - Lost Railways of Essex

19th A Vintage Day Out

POSTPONED

20th Power of Literature Book Club

10th June - 26th July Temporary Exhibition - Lost Railways of Essex

2nd Bikemeet

6th DOT Theatre Company - Jane EyreCANCELLED due to Coronavirus - DOT Theatre will return in 2021

24th AM Coffee & Cars @MOP POSTPONED

PM Power of Friendship Club POSTPONED

28th AM Coffee & Cars @MOP

POSTPONED

PM Power of Friendship Club

POSTPONED

26th AM Coffee & Cars @MOP

CANCELLED

PM Power of Friendship Club

CANCELLED

9th Barleycorn Folk, Harvest & Craft Fayre

23rd AM Coffee & Cars @MOP

PM Power of Friendship Club

27th - 31st Explore & Discover Half Term Activities POSTPONED

29th Power of Literature Club - Spies by Michael Frayn - to be held virtually via Zoom

29th July - 6th September Temporary Exhibition - Lighter Than Air Craft

 

29th July - 6th September Temporary Exhibition - Lighter Than Air Craft

 

 

September
October
November
December

6th American Car Show (drive thru Maldon High Street 5th)

4th Model Exhibition & Steam Day

1st Spooky Science

 

6th Steampunk Christmas - Frozen in Time
13th Steampunk Essextraordinaire VI 2nd , 9th & 16th Model Village Candlelight Illuminations 6th Murder at the Museum

13th Christmas Fair

19th & 20th Heritage Weekend Book Fair & Crafts

21st Power of Literature Book Club

18th Antiques Fair

 

21st & 22nd Christmas Wreath Workshops

27th AM Coffee & Cars @MOP

PM Power of Friendship Club

26th Essex Faery Fayre & Candlelight Illuminations 12noon - 7pm

25th AM Coffee & Cars @MOP

PM Power of Friendship Club

22nd AM Coffee & Cars @MOP

PM Power of Friendship Club

 

27th AM Coffee & Cars @MOP

PM Power of Friendship Club

28th - 31st Oct Autumn Half Term Fun for Kids

 

 

Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Maldon, Essex CM9 6QA |Tel: +44 (0) 1621 843183 | Charity No. 1087459 | www.museumofpower.org.uk


General Information

All Shows start at 10 am and finish at 4 pm unless otherwise stated. Entrance fees are as shown against each Show. Christmas events run 10:00am-3pm. Faery Fair runs 12noon-7pm. Coffee & Cars Meetings run 9am-1pm. Power of Friendship Club runs 2-4pm.

The miniature railway is OPEN for Steam train rides at many but not all of our main What's On days. If you are planning a train ride then please see the Running dates. An additional charge is made for the ride. We reserve the right to replace the miniature steam engine with a diesel engine as and when operational circumstances may demand. Children under one year old cannot be carried.

The 'Model Village' will be OPEN on the First Sunday in the month as well as dates shown below and on its web page found by clicking on the red text.

"Marshall", the Lilleshall triple-expansion steam pumping engine, will only RUN at Shows where shown below.

For all What's On days the Steam Pump Tea Room will be OPEN serving food and refreshments.

2020 Exhibitor Application forms are available on-line via the Exhibitors and Contact Us drop down menus above as on-line forms or in printable pdf format. 2020 Stallholder forms are only available in pdf format.

Private Hire

Some indoor facilities are available for hire to groups and individuals. In addition the Museum has a quiet, level and secluded three-acre field which can be hired out to appropriate groups and organisations for example, weddings and private functions. For details of availability contact the Museum Manager via the contact page.


Attractions Open / Closed / Running

We take every effort to ensure our calendar details are correct. However, these are subject to change without prior notice. To avoid any disappointment please check with the Museum that the key attractions are open and running as illustrated below.

Lilleshall Marshall Running on Steam Power

Marshall Running on Steam Power

Lilleshall Marshall Running on Air

Marshall Running on Compressed Air

Oil / Diesel Engines

Museum of Power Oil / Diesel Engines / Compressed Air Engines

Miniature Railway

Museum of Power Miniature Railway

‘Astaria’ Model Village

Museum of Power ‘Astaria’ Model Village

Tea / Coffee Room

Museum of Power Steam Pump Tea Room

 

Museum Calendar

 

Essex Pass

Essex Passes are not valid at any of our event days or Summer Holiday Science experiences. They are only valid on normal Museum open days.

Children's University

Attending our events is a great way for children to gain hours towards their award goals.

Other events

Other small events take place at the Museum throughout the year - these will be added to this section periodically.

Car Meet

Coffee & Cars @MOP

Fourth Sunday in each month 9am to 1pm

Come along and join our monthly enthusiasts meeting. Bring along your classic or modern vehicles together with anything of interest

Steam Pump Tea Room OPEN serving breakfasts, hot/cold food, home made cakes and refreshments

Unless shown below otherwise, the Miniature steam train will NOT be running for train rides and "Marshall" the Lilleshall pumping engine will NOT be running. Some engines will be run on Compressed Air

Marshall Steam Running
Marshall- Air Running
Engines
Miniature Train
Model Village
Tea Room


Astari Model Village

Astaria Model Village (Open First Sunday Every Month)

Free entry to the Model Village and Tea Room for food and refreshments on non paying event days

A charge is made for entry to the Museum

Miniature steam train and "Marshall" the Lilleshall pumping engine and other oil / diesel engines will NOT BE RUNNING unless indicated below or on main event days on the first Sunday of the month

Marshall Steam Running
Marshall- Air Running
Engines
Miniature Train
Model Village
Tea Room


Astari Model Village

Museum of Power Quiz Night

First ever Museum of Power Quiz night - fundraising towards £200,000 match funding for the Museum's National Heritage Lottery application.

Arrival 7:00pm for 7:30pm start with evening supper provided

Choose between:

Fish, Sausage, Chicken, Veggie Burger and Chips

£10 per ticket

Tables of 6 people maximum and 14 tables available.

Quiz master Mark Heard

Bring your own drinks

Book tickets Here

Marshall Steam Running
Marshall- Air Running
Engines
Miniature Train
Model Village
Tea Room


TEMPORARY EXHIBITIONS

 

Power of the Sail

Temporary Exhibition - Breweries: Steam, Ale & Beer

22nd April to 24th May 2020

Steam Engines provide great benefits to the brewing industry for ale and beer. Come and explore the fascinating history of how steam supported the growth of the industry, how it is used in modern breweries and discover the long tradition of brewing being the sole responsibility of women historically and today. There will also be a local flavour, with stories about Essex breweries past and present.

DUE TO CORONAVIRUS we are running this Temporary exhibtion virtually on our social media sites. You can view content via the links below:

https://www.facebook.com/mofpower

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoevZTc5Mn9Fy81ouc_sYwg

Miniature steam train CLOSED for rides

'Astaria' model village CLOSED

'Marshall' the Lilleshall pumping engine will be not be running, some engines will run on Compressed Air.

Marshall Steam Running
Marshall- Air Running
Engines
Miniature Train
Model Village
Tea Room


Essex Railways of the Past

Temporary Exhibition - Lost Railway Lines of Essex

8th - 26th July 2020 - Normal Museum opening hours

Running in the Museum from Wednesday 8th July

Through exploring stories around the history of some of our lost local railway lines, you will discover the significant impact these lines had on the local community amenities, including the distribution of local goods and produce beyond the Essex borders and what exciting changes may lie ahead.

Looking at the disused railway lines in Essex, from Kelvedon to Tollesbury Light Railway to Witham to Maldon East, Maldon West to South Woodham Ferrers and Braintree to Bishops Stortford.

Normal Museum Admission Charges apply - Adults £6.00, Concessions £5.00, Children (5-15) £2.50, Children under 5 FREE

Miniature steam train CLOSED for rides

'Astaria' model village CLOSED

'Marshall' the Lilleshall pumping engine will be not be running, some engines will run on Compressed Air.

Marshall Steam Running
Marshall- Air Running
Engines
Miniature Train
Model Village
Tea Room


Lighter than Aircraft

Temporary Exhibition - Lighter than Air Craft

29th July to 6th September 2020 - Normal Museum opening hours

23rd August - Historic Talk - Maldon & the Great War - with Stephen Nunn

Back by popular demand, this exhibition explores the evolution and history of Airships, Blimps & Zeppelins. Basically all things lighter than conventional air craft. In addition, come and learn about the Zeppelins that were brought down here in Essex during the First World War and exciting projects currently being developed for the future.

Normal Museum Admission Charges apply - Adults £6.00, Concessions £5.00, Children (5-15) £2.50, Children under 5 FREE

Miniature steam train CLOSED for rides

'Astaria' model village CLOSED

'Marshall' the Lilleshall pumping engine will be not be running, some engines will run on Compressed Air.

Marshall Steam Running
Marshall- Air Running
Engines
Miniature Train
Model Village
Tea Room



 

Shows

 

Antiques Fair Spring

Antiques Fair

Sunday 29th March 2020 - POSTPONED - to be rearranged later in 2020

Antique stalls inside and outside of the Museum

The Museum does not take stall bookings for this event. To book stalls please contact Haddon Events on 07519 276507 or info@haddonevents.co.uk

Doors open 9:30am for visitors & Steam Pump Tea Room open 9:30am

Adult £3.00, Children under 15 FREE

Miniature steam train CLOSED for rides

'Astaria' model village OPEN

'Marshall' the Lilleshall pumping engine will not be running and other oil / diesel engines will not be running

 

Marshall Steam Running
Marshall- Air Running
Engines
Miniature Train
Model Village
Tea Room


TransportFest

Sunday 12th April 2020 - POSTPONED - to be rearranged later in 2020

Easter Show with Classic Cars, Buses, Military Vehicles & all types of transport. Stalls, music and entertainment. Bocking Brass Band booked to perform.

Adult £7.00, Concessions £6.00, Children (5 to 15) £3.00 Children and under 5 FREE

Miniature steam train OPEN for rides (extra charge applies) - to be confirmed by railway team. Please contact the Museum to confirm.

'Astaria' model village OPEN

'Marshall' the Lilleshall pumping engine will be run by steam and other oil / diesel engines will be running

Marshall Steam Running
Marshall- Air Running
Engines
Miniature Train
Model Village
Tea Room


Barleycorn Fayre

Japanese Automatsuri & Culture Show

Sunday 7th June 2020 - POSTPONED

Exhibition of classic Japanese cars and bikes, cultural activities, crafts and food stalls, entertainment and music

Free children's craft section and hunt

Adult £7.00, Concessions £6.00 Children (5 to 15) £3.00 Children under 5 FREE

Miniature steam train OPEN for rides (extra charge applies) - to be confirmed by railway team. Please contact the Museum to confirm.

'Astaria' model village OPEN

'Marshall' the Lilleshall pumping engine will be run by steam and other oil / diesel engines will be running

 

Marshall Steam Running
Marshall- Air Running
Engines
Miniature Train
Model Village
Tea Room


Classic Vehicle Show

A Vintage Day Out

Sunday 19th July 2020

POSTPONED due to Coronavirus

Classic Vehicle Show with all types of classic vehicles: Cars, Buses, Bikes and more. Vintage stalls, rides, music & entertainment

Adult £7.00, Concessions £6.00 Children (5 to 15) £3.00 Children under 5 FREE

Miniature steam train OPEN for rides (extra charge applies) - to be confirmed by railway team. Please contact the Museum to confirm.

'Astaria' model village OPEN

'Marshall' the Lilleshall pumping engine will be run by steam and other oil / diesel engines will be running

Marshall Steam Running
Marshall- Air Running
Engines
Miniature Train
Model Village
Tea Room


Bikemeet

Bikemeet Show

Sunday 2nd August 2020

Classic Motorcycle show with stalls and entertainment

Adult £7.00, Concessions £6.00, Children (5 to 15) £3.00 Children under 5 FREE.

Miniature steam train OPEN for rides (extra charge applies) - to be confirmed by railway team. Please contact the Museum to confirm.

'Astaria' model village OPEN

'Marshall' the Lilleshall pumping engine will be run by steam and other oil / diesel engines will be running

Marshall Steam Running
Marshall- Air Running
Engines
Miniature Train
Model Village
Tea Room


American Car Show

American Car Show

Sunday 6th September 2020 (Drive thru Maldon High Street Saturday 5th September PM)

American & Custom vehicles, stalls, music and entertainment

Adult £8.00, Concessions £7.00, Children (5-15) £3.00, Children Under 5 FREE

Miniature steam train OPEN for rides (extra charge applies) - to be confirmed by railway team. Please contact the Museum to confirm.

'Astaria' model village OPEN

'Marshall' the Lilleshall pumping engine will be run by steam and other oil / diesel engines will be running

Marshall Steam Running
Marshall- Air Running
Engines
Miniature Train
Model Village
Tea Room


Steampunk V

Steampunk Essextraordinaire VI

Sunday 13th September 2020

Victorian Science and fancy dress, music, craft stalls, workshops and trade stalls

Adult £7.00, Concessions £6.00, Children (5-15) £3.00, Children Under 5 FREE

Miniature steam train OPEN for rides (extra charge applies) - to be confirmed by railway team. Please contact the Museum to confirm.

'Astaria' model village OPEN

'Marshall' the Lilleshall pumping engine will be run by steam and other oil / diesel engines will be running

Marshall Steam Running
Marshall- Air Running
Engines
Miniature Train
Model Village
Tea Room


Model Exhibition

Model Exhibition and Steam Show

Sunday 4th October 2020

Model railway layouts on display, model boats, steam toys and many more models

Adult £7.00, Concessions £6.00, Children (5 to 15) £3.00 Children under 5 FREE

Miniature steam train OPEN for rides (extra charge applies) - to be confirmed by railway team. Please contact the Museum to confirm.

'Astaria' model village OPEN

'Marshall' the Lilleshall pumping engine will be run by steam and other oil / diesel engines will be running

Marshall Steam Running
Marshall- Air Running
Engines
Miniature Train
Model Village
Tea Room


Antiques Fair

Sunday 18th October 2020

Antique stalls inside and outside of the Museum

The Museum does not take stall bookings for this event. To book stalls please contact Haddon Events on 07519 276507 or info@haddonevents.co.uk

Doors open 9:30am for visitors & Steam Pump Tea Room open 9:30am

Adult £3.00, Children under 15 FREE

Miniature steam train CLOSED for rides

'Astaria' model village OPEN

'Marshall' the Lilleshall pumping engine will not be running and other oil / diesel engines will not be running

Marshall Steam Running
Marshall- Air Running
Engines
Miniature Train
Model Village
Tea Room


Steampunk Christmas - Frozen in Time

Sunday 6th December 2020 - 10:00am-3:00pm

Christmas Steampunk Market for Gift Ideas, meet Santa*, Family Entertainment, and Steam Train Rides

*To see Santa:

Child ticket: £12 
This includes entry to the event, one free ride on the miniature railway, a visit to Santa and a gift bag

Adult ticket: £8
This includes entry to the event, a ride on the miniature railway, Santa visit, a hot drink and a mince pie 

Standard Entry Fee (no Santa visit):

Adult ticket: £7

Concession ticket: £6

Child ticket for 5 to 15: £3

Under 5s: FREE

Bookings open from 1st August

Miniature Railway OPEN for rides to be confirmed by Railway team. Please contact the Museum to confirm.

'Astaria' model village OPEN

'Marshall' the Lilleshall pumping engine will be running on Compressed Air and other oil / diesel engines will be running

Marshall Steam Running
Marshall- Air Running
Engines
Miniature Train
Model Village
Tea Room


Christams Fair

Christmas Fair

13th December 2020 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Come and meet SANTA in his Grotto, enjoy a miniature steam train ride, meander through our indoor Christmas stalls and join in with our fun entertainment and children's rides.

To see Santa:

Child ticket: £12 
This includes entry to the event, one free ride on the miniature railway, a visit to Santa and a gift bag

Adult ticket: £8
This includes entry to the event, a ride on the miniature railway, Santa visit, a hot drink and a mince pie

Standard Entry Fee (no Santa visit):

Adult ticket: £7

Concession ticket: £6

Child ticket for 5 to 15: £3

Under 5s: FREE

Bookings open from 1st August

Miniature Railway OPEN for rides (extra charge applies) - to be confirmed by railway team. Please contact the Museum to confirm.

'ASTARIA' model village and Steam Pump Tea Room OPEN

'Marshall' the Lilleshall pumping engine will be run by air and other oil / diesel engines will be running

Marshall Steam Running
Marshall- Air Running
Engines
Miniature Train
Model Village
Tea Room


 

Community Days

 

Crank Up

Crank-Up & Wassail Community Day

Wednesday 1st January 2020

Come and join us at the Museum and 'Crank Up the New Year'. See our Power Machines and 1920's Belt Driven Workshop in Action. See 'Marshall' the Largest Steam Engine in Essex at Work.

Also enjoy our Wassail Traditional folk celebration in the Museum's grounds with Morris Dancing, Food & Drink, Folk Songs & Tunes plus blessing of our Fruit Trees.

Come and see the only Model Village in Essex. Browse our Book Fair. Steam Pump Tea Room OPEN

Adult £6.50, Concessions £5.50, Children (5-15) £2.50, Children under 5: FREE

'Astaria' model village OPEN

Miniature Railway CLOSED

'Marshall' the Lilleshall pumping engine will be run by COMPRESSED AIR only and other engines will be running by Compressed Air - some oil & gas engines will run.

Marshall Steam Running
Marshall- Air Running
Engines
Miniature Train
Model Village
Tea Room


Crank Up

Sherlock Holmes Murder Mystery Evening

Friday 17th April - POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

An evening of great fun and experience for all ages, combining good food with a dramatic crime scene and a clue solving game. You can enjoy this special evening with your friends, or family, without the headache of having to organise it yourself.

6:30pm-10:30pm

Three Course Dinner and Arrival Drinks - Period Dress Welcome

£39 per ticket

Book Here from 7th January 2020

Menu Here

Bar Available

Miniature Railway will NOT be running

'Marshall' the Lilleshall pumping engine will NOT be running and other oil / diesel engines will NOT be running

Marshall Steam Running
Marshall- Air Running
Engines
Miniature Train
Model Village
Tea Room


Fun-4-Kids

Fun-4-Kids

Sunday 17th May 2020 - POSTPONED

Fun Day full of Childrens activities and entertainment

Adult £6.00, Concessions £5.00, Children 15 and under FREE - Entrance includes 1 free train ride

The show will include: Kids crafts, toys, bouncy castles & rides, museum hunts, model exhibits, magician, children’s storytelling, party entertainment and more fun activities.

Booked for the show: An inflatable obstacle course and bouncy castles, Football darts, Children's bumper cars.

Charges will apply for some activities.

Miniature steam train OPEN for rides (extra charge applies) - to be confirmed by railway team. Please contact the Museum to confirm.

'Astaria' model village OPEN

'Marshall' the Lilleshall pumping engine will be run by compressed air and other oil / diesel engines will be running

Marshall Steam Running
Marshall- Air Running
Engines
Miniature Train
Model Village
Tea Room


DOT Theatre (Evening Performance)

Thursday 6th August 2020 - Performance Starts at 7:30pm, Doors open 5:30pm

CANCELLED due to Coronavirus - DOT Theatre will return in 2021

A cast of brilliant actors and DOT's renowned comedic style make this a production not to be missed.

Ticket Prices £12.00 in advance, £15.00 on the door

Tickets will be available from:
1.  DOT Production Web-site TBC

2. In person at the Museum

3. Museum Ticket Website

Please bring a chair with you – seating is placed on a first come, first serve basis.
Pre-theatre suppers available in the Steam Pump Tea Room from 5.30pm - 7pm.

Menu Here

Note - if the weather is wet the performance will be moved inside the Museum.

Marshall Steam Running
Marshall- Air Running
Engines
Miniature Train
Model Village
Tea Room


BARLEYCORN

Barleycorn Harvest, Folk & Craft Fayre

Sunday 9th August 2020

Folk Music, Talks & Workshops, Agricultural Machinery, Nature & Ecology, Country Crafts, Games and fun for all

Adult £7.00, Concessions £6.00, Children (5-15) £3.00, Children Under 5 FREE

Miniature steam train OPEN for rides (extra charge applies) - to be confirmed by railway team. Please contact the Museum to confirm.

'Astaria' model village OPEN

'Marshall' the Lilleshall pumping engine will be run by compressed air and other oil / diesel engines will be running

Marshall Steam Running
Marshall- Air Running
Engines
Miniature Train
Model Village
Tea Room


Heritage Weekend

Heritage Weekend (Free Entry to the Museum) - Book Fair & Craft Stalls

Saturday 19th/Sunday 20th September 2020

FREE ENTRY TO MUSEUM

Miniature steam train CLOSED for rides

'Astaria' model village OPEN open both days

'Marshall' the Lilleshall pumping engine will be run by compressed air SUNDAY ONLY and other oil / diesel engines will be running SUNDAY ONLY

Marshall Steam Running
Marshall- Air Running
Engines
Miniature Train
Model Village
Tea Room


Essex Faery Fayre & Candlelight Illuminations

Saturday 26th September 2020 from 12noon-7pm

Second Faery Fair at the Museum & Astaria Model Village with fairy themed stalls, crafts and competitions, storytelling, wand making workshops, a mystical labyrinth, hoola hoop sessions and crowing our chosen Prince, Princess, King and Queen. The day finishes with a procession leading to our Model Village with over 400 candlelit lanterns illuminating the village and its Fairies and Elves.

Adult £6.00, Concessions £5.00, Children (5-15) £3.00, Children Under 5 FREE

Miniature steam train will be running between 12noon & 6pm to be confirmed by railway team. Please contact the Museum to confirm.

'Marshall' the Lilleshall pumping engine will be running on compressed air and other compressed air engines/belt workshop will be running

Marshall Steam Running
Marshall- Air Running
Engines
Miniature Train
Model Village
Tea Room


Model Village Candlelight Evenings (Free Entry to the Village & Museum)

Fridays 2nd, 9th & 16th October 2020 - 6pm-8pm

Magical evenings in our Model Village for children and adults alike with over 400 candlelit lanterns with Fairies and Elves.

FREE ENTRY to Model Village and Museum. Tea Room OPEN for Food & Refreshments

Miniature steam train CLOSED for rides

'Marshall' the Lilleshall pumping engine will not be running and other oil / diesel engines will not be running

Marshall Steam Running
Marshall- Air Running
Engines
Miniature Train
Model Village
Tea Room


Crank Up

Sherlock Holmes Murder Mystery Evening

Friday 6th November 2020

An evening of great fun and experience for all ages, combining good food with a dramatic crime scene and a clue solving game. You can enjoy this special evening with your friends, or family, without the headache of having to organise it yourself.

Three Course Dinner and Arrival Drinks - Period Dress Welcome

6:30pm-10:30pm

£39 per ticket

Book Here from 1st May 2020

Menu Here

Bar Available

Miniature Railway will NOT be running

'Marshall' the Lilleshall pumping engine will NOT be running and other oil / diesel engines will NOT be running

Marshall Steam Running
Marshall- Air Running
Engines
Miniature Train
Model Village
Tea Room


Crank Up

Wreath Making Workshops

Saturday 21st November 2020 10:30am - 12:30pm & 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Sunday 22nd November 2020 11am - 1pm

MAKE YOUR OWN HAND-CRAFTED CHRISTMAS WREATH
(EVERYTHING IS PROVIDED)
Seasonal refreshments included. Only £25 per person.
Please send your £10 deposit to the Museum of Power and bring the remaining £15 on the day. Please state which day you are booking for as well as your name and telephone number. A child is welcome to participate in the crafting session free with a paying adult. Facilitated by Essex artist Paula MacGregor.

Visit Museum's Ticket Website to book from Spring 2020

Miniature Railway will NOT be running

'Marshall' the Lilleshall pumping engine will NOT be running and other oil / diesel engines will NOT be running

Marshall Steam Running
Marshall- Air Running
Engines
Miniature Train
Model Village
Tea Room


 

Learning Days

 

Science Sunday

Explore & Discover Half Term Activities

Wednesday 19th - Sunday 23rd February 2020

Bring your youngsters along to the Museum during the February Half Term Holidays and join in the fun of our:

Bug Hunt – join Essex Wildlife to find the bugs and creepy crawlies in our grounds

Arts and Crafts – have fun painting, hiding and finding rocks around the Museum grounds, bubble art, and other craft activities. 

Power of Push & Pull – Make aeroplanes from household items and try to fly them the furthest. Make a simple catapult from household items and see how far you can catapult marshmallows.

Astaria Model Village open on Thursday 20th February ONLY

Note that the Museum is closed to the public on Mondays and Tuesdays

Normal Museum entry prices apply:

Adults £6.00, Concessions £5.00, Children (5 to 15) £2.50 and Children under 5 FREE.

 

Marshall Steam Running
Marshall- Air Running
Engines
Miniature Train
Model Village
Tea Room


Science Sunday

Science Sunday (Educational Science and Magic)

Sunday 15th March 2020

Wild & Wacky Demonstrations with ‘Mad Professor Jones’, Hands on Experiments and Activities, Model Village & lots more …. Tea Room Open

We have

Adult £7.00, Concessions £6, Children (5-15) £3.00, Children under 5 FREE

Miniature steam train CLOSED for rides - work ongoing to get train engines running from Easter Show onwards

'Astaria' model village OPEN

'Marshall' the Lilleshall pumping engine will be run by compressed air and other oil / diesel engines will be running

Marshall Steam Running
Marshall- Air Running
Engines
Miniature Train
Model Village
Tea Room


Easter Egg Painting

Easter Holidays Easter Egg Painting For Kids

Wednesday 8th - Friday 10th April 2020 and Wednesday 15th - Sunday 19th April 2020 - CANCELLED

Bring the kids down to the Museum for our fun Easter Holiday egg hunt and painting activity

This is a popular activity with children and adults alike. Click the picture for more info

Note that the Museum is closed to the public on Mondays and Tuesdays

Astaria Model Village Open Thursdays 9th & 16th April

Normal Museum entry prices apply:

Adults £6.00, Concessions £5.00, Children (5-15) £2.50 and Children under 5 FREE

Marshall Steam Running
Marshall- Air Running
Engines
Miniature Train
Model Village
Tea Room


Science Sunday

Explore & Discover Half Term Activities

Wednesday 27th - Sunday 31st May 2020 - CANCELLED

Bring your youngsters along to the Museum during the May Half Term Holidays and join in the fun of our:

River Dipping – join Essex Wildlife Trust to see what's in the River Blackwater.

Arts and Crafts – have fun painting, hiding and finding rocks around the Museum grounds, bubble art, and other craft activities. 

Power of Water Activties – Make Water Wheels, Water Filters and much more. See the Power of Water in action.

Astaria Model Village open on Thursday 28th May ONLY

Note that the Museum is closed to the public on Mondays and Tuesdays

Normal Museum entry prices apply:

Adults £6.00, Concessions £5.00, Children (5 to 15) £2.50 and Children under 5 FREE.

 

Marshall Steam Running
Marshall- Air Running
Engines
Miniature Train
Model Village
Tea Room


Half Term Activities

Autumn Fun For Kids

Wednesday 28th to Saturday 31st October 2020

Bring your youngsters along to the Museum during the Autumn Half Term Holidays and join in the fun of our:

Bug Hunt – join Essex Wildlife to find the bugs and creepy crawlies in our grounds

Autumn Arts and Crafts – have fun painting, hiding and finding rocks around the Museum grounds, make a conker spider, leaf mask, kite and enjoy other craft activities.  Also come and make an autumn collage, win a great art set for the winner

Exciting engineering – can you build the strongest bridge or tallest newspaper tower? A construction set will be given to the one that reaches the highest heights

Astaria Model Village open on Thursday 29th October ONLY

Note that the Museum is closed to the public on Mondays and Tuesdays

Normal Museum entry prices apply:

Adults £6.00, Concessions £5.00, Children (5 to 15) £2.50 and Children under 5 FREE.

Marshall Steam Running
Marshall- Air Running
Engines
Miniature Train
Model Village
Tea Room


Halloween Spooky Science

Spooky Science (Educational Science and Magic)

Sunday 1st November 2020

Spooky Science, Educational Science and Magic show with our mad professor and demonstrators, hands on experiments and crafts

Adult £7.00, Concessions £6.00, Children (5-15) £3.00 and Children under 5 FREE

Miniature steam train OPEN for rides (extra charge applies) - to be confirmed by railway team. Please contact the Museum to confirm.

'Astaria' model village OPEN

'Marshall' the Lilleshall pumping engine will be run by compressed air and other oil / diesel engines will be running

Marshall Steam Running
Marshall- Air Running
Engines
Miniature Train
Model Village
Tea Room


 

'We Believe in Making a Future for our Industrial Heritage'
Museum of Power
Museum of Power, Langford, Essex CM9 6QA
Tel: +44 (0) 1621 843183

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