Abbey Pumping Station

Approximately 1 mile away from the museum is the Great Central Railway which also has facilities for wedding receptions and private functions. Click here for further details

The museum is a licensed venue for wedding ceremonies and can also be hired for receptions and corporate functions. Click to download details

Museum is open 11.00am - 4.30pm daily from February to October, except for special event days when opening times may vary. See Events for opening times on special event days. During November to January the museum is open for special events only

Abbey Pumping Station is Leicester's Museum of Science and Technology, displaying Leicester's industrial, technological and scientific heritage. Situated adjacent to the National Space Centre, the two attractions tell the story of over 200 years of science and technology from the early days of steam and industry, to the space exploration of today.

Find us at...

  • Abbey Pumping Station
  • Corporation Road
  • Leicester
  • Leicestershire
  • LE4 5PX

Our Events

  • Leicester

    Steam Toys in Action

    02-Feb-2020 12:00 PM - 17:00 PM

    Display of Steam toys, (engines, boats and trains) both old and new in steam. Ride on the narrow gauge steam railway and see our old vehicles on display. The beam engines will be in steam and you can ...


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