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The BoilerHouse at Foxton Locks, Foxton
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The Foxton Inclined Plane Trust is a registered Charity looking after all aspects of the Inclined Plane Boat lift which opened at Foxton in 1900. the lift closed in 1911 and was eventually demolished in 1928. The Canal Museum is the Trusts 'education' department.It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to The BoilerHouse at Foxton Locks and many more Foxton attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Foxton trip builder.
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We took our boat through the locks and came back and visited this little museum and were so pleased we did. Lovely, helpful, jovial staff with a real love of the canals answered all of our questions a... read more »
Found the Boiler House Museum very interesting having visited 35 years ago when the inclined plane was all but forgotten about. Think the displays are very informative and very good for children. Thin... read more »
This is a well preserved piece of history it makes you wonder how they worked it out how to get barges up and down a hill through a series of locks absolutely brilliant. There is ample parking £2 per ... read more »
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