Get set for Christmas and the New Year with the London Museum of Water & Steam.
Christmas is coming, and what better way to celebrate than joining us for our Winter at the Waterworks season.
We’ve have a great programme of events designed to help you prepare for and enjoy the festivities.
Join us at our special Christmas shopping weekend (25th-26th November) for a unique selection of gifts, the chance to meet our on-site artists and some seasonal fare from our café. Our railway and engines will also be in steam, with a special focus on one of our Cornish giants, the Bull Engine.
For the weekend of 2nd- 3rd December, we’re going back in time to the 1940s to celebrate a wartime waterworks Christmas. There may be a war on, but that’s not going to dampen our spirits: follow our wartime family trail, enjoy Christmas crafts and climb to the top of our Tower to see the same view used by wartime fire watchers.
The Museum will also be open later than usual until 7.30pm, when we'll be joined by Swing Patrol London who will really help us get the party started with their swing dance workshops. You'll also have the chance to ride our railway in the dark and tuck into some hearty wartime food.
If you need to keep the excitement at bay on Christmas Eve, then come along to our Steam into Christmas weekend (23rd- 24th December) when families can ride the railway, enjoy some Christmas crafts and let off some pre-Christmas steam of their own. Our pumping engines will be in action, with a special focus on our oldest Cornish engine, the Boulton and Watt.
And, finally, bring in the New Year at our Grand New Year Steam Up, a fantastic festival of steam over four days from 29th December - 1st January. We’ll be running as many of our engines as possible, together with the Waterworks Railway. Our steam fire engine will also be on display.
We look forward to celebrating a waterworks winter with you.
Mince pie anyone?
|Mon 13 November Announcing our Winter at the Waterworks season - 13/11/2017 13:57:00 find out more|
|Sat 04 November Museum members enjoy Electric House preview evening - 04/11/2017 16:09:00 find out more|
|Tue 07 November Rotative engines taking a rest this weekend 4th - 5th Nov - 07/11/2017 10:54:00 find out more|
|Thu 26 October Museum acquires unique collection of glass negatives - 26/10/2017 08:46:00 find out more|
|Mon 16 October Mists and mellow fruitfulness: in praise of the Museum garden - 16/10/2017 09:47:00 find out more|
|Thu 28 September Thursday 5th October - Museum Close for Private event - 28/09/2017 14:35:00 find out more|
|Thu 14 September Museum Director Vacancy - 14/09/2017 15:17:00 find out more|
|Mon 07 August A little Imagination goes a long way....... - 07/08/2017 17:04:00 find out more|
|Mon 07 August My favourite thing: Ed Fagan, Museum Operations Manager - 07/08/2017 16:44:00 find out more|
|Fri 16 June Power surge: countdown to the new Electric House - 16/06/2017 17:56:00 find out more|
|Tue 13 June Steam Heritage London Podcast - 13/06/2017 19:04:00 find out more|
|Tue 18 April Important Notice - Road Closure - 18/04/2017 12:31:00 find out more|
|Thu 13 April Easter Weekend Update - Steam Fire Engine - 13/04/2017 13:58:00 find out more|
|Mon 27 February May - Cornish Engine House Temporary Closure - 27/02/2017 10:27:00 find out more|
|Mon 06 February Our Steaming Calender in a Flash! - 06/02/2017 12:19:00 find out more|
|Tue 03 January Planned Railway Closure - 03/01/2017 13:02:00 find out more|
|Wed 21 December Best Christmas Present Ever! - 21/12/2016 08:48:00 find out more|
|Thu 08 December Road and Car Park now fully open! - 08/12/2016 11:36:00 find out more|
|Fri 25 November Important Notice - Road Closure - 25/11/2016 16:08:00 find out more|
|Mon 07 November Marketing Trustee Vacancy - 07/11/2016 12:25:00 find out more|
|Mon 31 October Important Notice for Visitors - Railway in Steam Only Until Further Notice - 31/10/2016 09:31:00 find out more|
|Tue 27 September Museum closed for private function - Tuesday 15th of November - 27/09/2016 13:42:00 find out more|
|Thu 15 September CAR PARK CLOSED 17TH & 18TH SEPTEMBER - Fantastic Fire Engines - 15/09/2016 16:57:00 find out more|
|Wed 31 August Current Issues with Online Booking System. - 31/08/2016 16:18:00 find out more|
|Mon 22 August Important Car Park Update -Monday 22nd - 22/08/2016 10:00:00 find out more|
|Sun 21 August Important Car Park Update - Today - Sunday 21st August - 21/08/2016 08:53:00 find out more|
|Tue 26 July Cornish weekend update – 30th – 31st July - 26/07/2016 11:25:00 find out more|
|Sun 10 July Peppa Event Today - Sunday 10th July - 10/07/2016 11:56:00 find out more|
|Tue 07 June Pop Up Opera – tickets are selling fast! - 07/06/2016 16:18:00 find out more|
|Wed 06 April Tickets now on sale! - Music & Magic – Friday 13th May - 06/04/2016 15:34:00 find out more|
|Tue 29 March Easter Fun at the Museum! - 29/03/2016 11:18:00 find out more|
|Fri 25 August Tickets now available – Pop-Up Opera this April! - 25/08/2017 13:24:00 find out more|
|Wed 11 November The Museum is turning 40! - 11/11/2015 13:28:00 find out more|
|Tue 24 November Hey Clay - 24/11/2015 16:43:00 find out more|
|Tue 27 October Haunted Waterworks tour postponed - 27/10/2015 16:42:00 find out more|
|Fri 16 October Ghost Hunters In This Saturday! - 16/10/2015 13:52:00 find out more|
|Fri 18 September Museum Closed - Wednesday 23rd September - 18/09/2015 17:26:00 find out more|
|Mon 14 September Sunday 27th September - Garden Festival in Association with Speak Out Hounslow - 14/09/2015 18:23:00 find out more|
|Mon 14 September Technical Fault with Email - Monday 14th September - 14/09/2015 12:30:00 find out more|
|Sun 06 September Totally Thames Festival - Bottle Relay - 06/09/2015 12:00:00 find out more|
|Fri 28 August Grand Summer Steam Up - 28/08/2015 10:00:00 find out more|
|Thu 09 July Museum Awarded Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence - 09/07/2015 18:07:00 find out more|
|Thu 09 July The People's Tower: Workshop - 09/07/2015 09:38:00 find out more|