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Little Gem

This museum has a wonderful collection of old engines. Very informative displays and a good... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Amazing place

If you have any interest in engines, engineering or the history of the countries development from... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
Paul S
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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It used to be one of the best kept secrets among Cheshire's many attractions but over the past few years it has undergone some major changes and is now recognized as one of the country's leading specialist museums. Situated in Higher Poynton, the...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Anson Road | Poynton, SK12 1TD, England
+44 1625 874426
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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

This museum has a wonderful collection of old engines. Very informative displays and a good coverage of the local history.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank booty3
Reviewed 23 September 2018

If you have any interest in engines, engineering or the history of the countries development from the horse era this is the place for you. An astounding collection of steam and early oil and gas engines through diesel and petrol engines that powered machines and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paul S
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We were lucky enough to visit on a day when the museum was running its steam exhibits and craft demonstrations. We found the displays interesting, varied and well presented and the volunteers very friendly and helpful. There is a small cafe with reasonably priced drinks...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LesleyandClive
Reviewed 30 August 2018

If at all interested in engines this is must. Brilliant, enthusiastic and knowledgeable staff who also work on the engines. My 5 year old grandson and I just loved it.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank emmdub
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Pleasantly surprised at just how good this place is, loads to look at, loads of running displays lots of info and really accommodating staff and volunteers, it says allow 2 hours but we were there more like 4 hours, very reasonable prices in the cafe....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JonL1827
AnsonVolunteer, Manager at Anson Engine Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Really glad you enjoyed your visit

Reviewed 25 August 2018

I went to this attraction with a group of old diesel engineers it was great they are doing a fantastic job preserving this important part of our engineering history - the attraction would be suitable for a family day out as there is more to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jon W
AnsonVolunteer, Manager at Anson Engine Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Really pleased you all enjoyed your visit

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Took my 11 y/o autistic son and had a great tour guided by the bosses young son. Worked a treat as he could explain about the engines at a level my son could understand. Will go again when the workshops are on.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jonathan N
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Hidden away just outside Poynton is a jewel of our engineering history. For those interested in diesel and stem engines this is a must. There is a craft centre, café/shop and the engines get fired up regularly. Will visit again when time permits!!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank amysdad
Reviewed 25 May 2018

My first visit to Engine Museum today. I have heard about it and then picked up leaflet from my library. Not easy to find even with the Brown Signs. My SatNav took me from the Buxton Road side along very narrow lanes. Entrance to the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank michael g
Reviewed 8 May 2018

What a well organised and welcoming museum to visit. Another review summed it up, 2 hours simply isn't enough time to fully view all displays. The staff could not have been any more informative and friendly. Spectacular engines from throughout their invention from the rattling...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Richard W
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30 August 2018|
Response from Jonathan N | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't know but there is plenty of ground to give them a walk before you go in and some areas are outside so you shouldn't have a problem.