|Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Maldon, Essex CM9 6QA | Tel: +44 (0) 1621 843183 | Email: Contact||
Henry Ford the founder of the Ford Motor Company a major employer in our area didn’t invent the motor car, but found ways to make them much more cheaply so that many more people could afford them – mass production.
William Bentall of Heybridge was a farm machinery pioneer who introduced the first steam powered threshing machine and a number of other agricultural implements.
Guglielmo Marconi established the area as the birthplace of radio by setting up the world’s first factory making radios in Chelmsford and broadcasting the world’s first regular radio entertainment service from his laboratories in Writtle
|Colonel R.E. Crompton
Colonel Rookes Evelyn Bell Crompton made Chelmsford home to the United Kingdom's first electrical engineering works. And one of the first towns in the country to have electric street lighting (1888)
George Stephenson was a pioneering railway engineer and inventor of the ‘rocket’, the most famous early railway locomotive.
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.
The Steam Pump Tearoom is a tastefully themed Tearoom situated in the former 1930's machine shop and is a lovely place to relax with friends or family and enjoy a break. Open Wednesday to Sunday.
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