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Prestigious Engineering Heritage Award

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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Free Education Resource for Key Stage 3

The University of Worcester, Institute of Education and the Waterworks Museum - Hereford are pleased to announce the availability of new education modules to support secondary teachers in the delivery of national curriculum key stage-3. The modules have been developed by Trainee Teachers from the University of Worcester, as part of a PGCE Teaching and…
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Steampunk Extravaganza In Hereford

Over the weekend of Saturday/Sunday 9th & 10th September 2017, the Waterworks Museum hosted Hereford’s first Steampunk event, which was very successful. Attendance was good, but not at the levels that we had hoped for. This was in part due to the showery weather, although it was nowhere near as bad as the forecast weather,…
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