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Eastney Beam Engine House



Eastney Beam Engine House, Henderson Road, Eastney, Southsea, Hampshire, PO4 9JF

Tel: +44 023 9282 7261

Eastney Beam Engine


Eastney Beam Engine House  will be open free of charge on certain weekends. There will be some restrictions on access and the engines will not be in steam.

Eastney Beam Engine House's main attraction is a pair of magnificent James Watt beam engines housed in their original high Victorian engine house of 1887.

A variety of other pumping engines, many in running order, are also on display.

The Beam Engine House will be open:
March 25-26
April 29-30
May 27-28
June 24-25
July 29-30
September 9-10 (for Heritage Open Days)
October 28-29
Nobember 25-26


Saturday, 24th March 2018 - Sunday, 25th March 2018

Saturday, 21st April 2018 - Sunday, 22nd April 2018

Saturday, 26th May 2018 - Sunday, 27th May 2018

Saturday, 23rd June 2018 - Sunday, 24th June 2018

Saturday, 28th July 2018 - Sunday, 29th July 2018

Saturday, 8th September 2018 - Sunday, 9th September 2018

Saturday, 15th September 2018 - Sunday, 16th September 2018

Saturday, 27th October 2018 - Sunday, 28th October 2018

Saturday, 24th November 2018 - Sunday, 25th November 2018

Image of Eastney Beam Engine HouseEastney Beam Engine House Open DayView a pair of classic Boulton and Watt beam engines and pumps at this special open day.
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Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre


  • Guide Dogs Permitted

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - 1 hour
  • Groups Accepted - Must be booked in advance

Establishment Features

  • Groups by arrangement
  • Toilets

Specialist Features

  • Educational Groups
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted - Most suitable for Key Stages 2 and 3


Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A288 or A2030. The Museum is situated in Henderson Road, just off the eastern end of the seafront.

Opening Times

June (24 June 2017 - 25 June 2017)
Saturday - Sunday13:00 - 17:00
July (29 July 2017 - 30 July 2017)
Saturday - Sunday13:00 - 17:00
September (9 Sept 2017 - 10 Sept 2017)
Saturday - Sunday13:00 - 17:00
October (28 Oct 2017 - 29 Oct 2017)
Saturday - Sunday13:00 - 17:00
November (25 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017)
Saturday - Sunday13:00 - 17:00

* Revised opening dates will be posted online as soon as our improvements are completed.

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