Bolton Steam Museum, Bolton

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Bolton Steam Museum is a museum in Bolton, Greater Manchester, England, which houses a variety of preserved steam engines. Based in the cotton store of the former Atlas Mill in Mornington Road, it is owned and run by the Northern Mill Engine Society (NMES).OverviewThe NMES is a registered charity and the museum has received Registered museum status from Museums, Libraries and Archives Council, the government body responsible for museums and libraries policy. Due the fact that work is still very much in progress, it is unfortunately not yet possible to open the museum to the public on a regular basis, although special Open Days are held each year. However, visits by genuine enthusiasts or organised groups can always be accommodated by prior arrangement. .
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  • July 27, 2017
    Great place with some lovely restored steam engines some working and lots of information to read.Very friendly staff around willing to answer any questions.Also has a small cafe.  more »
  • July 26, 2017
    The steam museum is open a couple of days each week and run by some amazing gentlemen. It's housed in a large building across from Morrisons supermarket. They have particular dates when the engines ar...  more »
  • June 24, 2017
    An excellent Museum for all ages. It has a vast range of static steam engines beautifully displayed. It is manned by friendly and informative volunteers. There are refreshments available & reasonably ...  more »
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  • Free and Entertaining. My kids love it and we visit as often as it is open.
  • Excellent day out, very well kept exhibits. A real gem in Bolton.
  • Superb. Amazing to think that this is the technology that built Britain. Definitely worth a visit.
  • Really enjoyed our viset here on 29th December. Was great to see so many engines in Steam
  • This is a remarkable example of what dedicated volunteers can provide and is probably the best museum dedicated to industrial heritage in Great Britain that I have been to.

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