Eastney Engine Houses



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

Tel: +44 023 9282 7261

Eastney Beam Engine


Visit the impressive Victorian buildings, which showcase the marvels of Victorian engineering. Get up close to some impressive machines – some of which date back to 1887 – and have been restored to their original condition.

Eastney Gas Engine House is open most Wednesdays from 10am-12pm.

Both Engine Houses host open days on the last Sunday of every month (except December), from 10am to 4pm. Please note, only the Gas Engine House will be open on the last Sunday in August.

Timings can change, so to avoid disappointment please check on the website using the link above before visiting for the most current opening information.

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  • Guide Dogs Permitted

Establishment Features

  • Groups by arrangement
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (free) - Free parking available on Henderson Road

Payment Methods

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

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre

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 Open Day (30 June 2024)
Sunday10:00 - 15:00
July Open Day (28 July 2024)
Sunday10:00 - 15:00
September Open Day (27 Sept 2024)
Friday12:00 - 16:30
October Open Day (27 Oct 2024)
Sunday10:00 - 15:00
November Open Day (24 Nov 2024)
Sunday10:00 - 15:00

* Last admission 2.30pm.
Eastney Gas Engine House is also open on the above dates, 10am-12.30pm (last admission 12pm).

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