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Opening of the Old Workshop

(L-R) Mary Sinclair Powell and Richard Curtis (Museum Chairman) standing next to Blake’s treadle lathe, plus Fred Snelgrove (Volunteer Engineer and creator of the new display) and Geoff Blake (grandson of Henry T Blake) in the 'Old Workshop'. On Easter Sunday, Ross-on-Wye local historian Mary Sinclair Powell, opened a new display at the Waterworks Museum -…
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Hereford Steampunk Weekend (28/29 April 2018)

Hereford Steampunk Weekend (28/29 April 2018) Following the popularity of the first event last September, this year the Hereford Steampunk Weekend will be held on Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th April at the Waterworks Museum.  With all engines working ‘in-steam’, the industrial setting of Hereford’s Victorian Waterworks will provide an ideal setting for: … Unusual…
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Prestigious Engineering Award Mon 7th May 2018

Over the past 30 years the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) has granted some 115 Engineering Heritage Awards (EHA) to celebrate the essential contribution of mechanical engineering to our past and present.  We believe that the EHA is the most prestigious award that an industrial heritage museum can achieve so it was with great pride…
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Special Events in 2018

The Directors are delighted to publish the calendar of steaming days and special events at the Waterworks Museum in 2018. The Museum will again be open one day week throughout 2018, EVERY TUESDAY between 11am and 4pm. In addition, between Easter and October the Museum will be open with all engines operating ‘in-steam’ on 20…
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