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image for Group Visits item typeGroup Visits at Museum of Power

  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Museums, £1.50-£2.50

Museum of Power

Museum of Power

Special Offers


Steam Pumping Station,
Hatfield Road,


A beautiful location with a wealth of historic resources to inspire today’s children in today’s subjects. Educational visits offer a wide range of interesting and engaging themes:- The Story of Water, which includes the giant steam pumping engine, The Industrial Revolution, Electricity, Forces and Magnets, Light and Sound. Free preliminary visit for teachers, together with teacher and pupil resource pack.

Coach park: Yes

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWelcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Disabled accessGuided tours for groups

MLA Accredited

Opening details

open bank holidays


Group rate £4 per person - discounted rate for groups of 10+

Also at this Venue

Events at this Venue

date event
Sun 23 Oct Vintage, Antique and Retro Fair
Sat 29 Oct - Sat 26 Nov Artist Exhibition - Nabil Ali
Sun 30 Oct Halloween Spooky Science
Sun 11 Dec Christmas Fayre
Sun 1 Jan Crank-Up
Sat 26 Aug Steam and Diesel Gala



Plan route to Museum of Power using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: TL 832092  Lat: 51.75155 Long: 0.65362

By Road:
From A12, Junction 20a/b (Hatfield Peverel). Follow B1129 for 3 miles. Car park on right.

By Public transport:

Timetables and information can be accessed via the public transport information partnership Traveline South East. Traveline allows you to plan journeys from and to a postcode, postal address, town or village, named station or stop, or point of interest.

Call 0871 200 2233 to speak to an operator and plan your journey, or log onto www.travelinesoutheast.org.uk and simply type in where you are travelling from and to for a detailed trip summary.

First Essex 73 bus service which runs between Maldon and Chelmsford.

Parking: free


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups

MLA Accredited

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesBaby changing facilities


  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system


  • YesRamp to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair