image for Exhibition item typePresentation of IMechE Heritage Award at Waterworks Museum - Hereford

  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Exhibition, Sun 18 Mar 2018, free entry

Triple Expansion Steam Engine (1895)

Triple Expansion Steam Engine (1895)

Standing two storeys high, this is the oldest working steam engine of its kind in the UK, which has been in situe at Broomy Hill since 1895.

Address

Broomy Hill,
HEREFORD,
Herefordshire,
HR4 0LJ

Details

FREE ADMISSION at the Waterworks Museum to celebrate the presentation of a prestigious IMechE Engineering Heritage Award for the Museum’s most popular exhibit, the Triple Expansion Steam Engine which stands two storey’s high.

The Museum will be open in-steam with all engines working and the children’s Heritage Water Park open between 12pm-4pm. The award presentation will be at 2pm.

Baby changing facilitiesDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic site

Children welcomeDisabled access

The Museum is wholly operated by Volunteers. This means that group visits and private bookings will only be accepted once we have established that we have sufficient Volunteers available to receive visitors safely.

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 18 Mar 2018 12:00 to 16:00
All engines and pumps will be working in-steam from 13.00.

The IMechE presentation will be at 14.00

Prices

Free entry

FREE ADMISSION to celebrate the presentation of a prestigious IMechE Engineering Heritage Award

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SO 500395  Lat: 52.05216 Long: -2.73028

Follow the brown Heritage signs from the Wye Bridge in Hereford (A49)

Parking: free

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

The Museum is wholly operated by Volunteers. This means that group visits and private bookings will only be accepted once we have established that we have sufficient Volunteers available to receive visitors safely.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking provided for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • Surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance is:
    • YesSolid ie tarmac / concrete etc
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • Route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesFlat (ie without steps)

Dining

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to restaurant / cafe
  • YesLevel access (ie no steps or thresholds), or access by ramp or lift to the toilets
  • YesLevel access (ie no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp to a specially adapted toilet for wheelchair users
  • YesBaby changing facilities

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit