Walthamstow Pumphouse Museum

Walthamstow Pumphouse Museum Museum of technology and industry featuring innovations from London's Lea Valley The museum is open to the public on Sundays, 11am-4pm in summer and 11am-3pm in winter.
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Last entry is half an hour before closing. We can arrange school or group visits on other days, by appointment only. Please email with details of your request to: [email protected]

Operating as usual

If you have no plans for tomorrow why not come along and see us? We are open on Sunday from 11am-4pm (last entry 3.30) a...
19/09/2020

If you have no plans for tomorrow why not come along and see us? We are open on Sunday from 11am-4pm (last entry 3.30) and it's FREE!
Please wear a face covering unless you have an exemption.
#walthamstow #e17

We are open today 11am-4pm (last entry 3.30), FREE entry. Please wear a face covering unless you have an exemption. Than...
13/09/2020

We are open today 11am-4pm (last entry 3.30), FREE entry. Please wear a face covering unless you have an exemption.

Thank you to the National Lottery Heritage Emergency Fund for their support, which helped us adapt the museum to be Covid-safe.

#NationalLottery #ThanksToYou

We are OPEN this Sunday from 11am-4pm (last entry 3.30) and it's FREE. We have a one-way system in place and plenty of h...
05/09/2020

We are OPEN this Sunday from 11am-4pm (last entry 3.30) and it's FREE. We have a one-way system in place and plenty of hand sanitiser and we're ready to welcome you! Please wear a face covering unless you have an exemption.

We are very grateful for the support received from the National Lottery Heritage Emergency Fund, which has helped us adapt the museum to be Covid-safe.

#NationalLottery #ThanksToYou #walthamstow #e17
The National Lottery National Lottery Heritage Fund

The Pumphouse is OPEN this Sunday from 11am-4pm (last entry 3.30) and it's FREE. We have a one-way system in place and p...
04/09/2020

The Pumphouse is OPEN this Sunday from 11am-4pm (last entry 3.30) and it's FREE. We have a one-way system in place and plenty of hand sanitiser and we're ready to welcome you! Please wear a face covering unless you have an exemption.
#walthamstow #e17

Thank you to all who came along to the Pumphouse today and helped to make our reopening day a success. It was great to s...
30/08/2020

Thank you to all who came along to the Pumphouse today and helped to make our reopening day a success. It was great to see so many people and to welcome so many first-time visitors!
#walthamstow #e17 #reopening

We are reopening TOMORROW, 30th August! Open 11am-4pm, with the engines and workshop machinery running at 12 & 2pm. Face...
29/08/2020

We are reopening TOMORROW, 30th August! Open 11am-4pm, with the engines and workshop machinery running at 12 & 2pm. Face coverings are required unless you are exempt. FREE entry. Hope to see you there!
#walthamstow #heritage #engineering #reopening #museums

27/08/2020
Engine Running Day 30 August 12 noon and 2pm

As you start planning your weekend, we hope you're including a visit to the Pumphouse! We are reopening on Sunday and will be open 11am-4pm, with the engines and workshop machinery running at 12 & 2pm. Face coverings are required unless you are exempt. FREE entry.
#walthamstow #engineering #heritagemuseum

#Walthamstow! We've missed you but we're delighted to announce that we are REOPENING NEXT SUNDAY, 30 August! We will be ...
22/08/2020

#Walthamstow! We've missed you but we're delighted to announce that we are REOPENING NEXT SUNDAY, 30 August! We will be open 11am-4pm, with the engines and workshop machinery running at 12 & 2pm. Please note that face coverings are now mandatory. Free Entry.

We are very grateful for the support received from the National Lottery Heritage Emergency Fund, which has helped us adapt the museum to be Covid-safe.
#NationalLottery #ThanksToYou #NationalLotteryHeritageFund

@HeritageFundUK @TheNationalLotteryUK

Henry Sykes logo.  The company was established in 1857 in Upper Thames Street and became known for constructing deep wel...
20/08/2020

Henry Sykes logo. The company was established in 1857 in Upper Thames Street and became known for constructing deep well pumps but also produced portable steam engines, boilers and hoists.
#pumps #steamengine #machinery #engineering

"Warning: Doze off for 20 minutes and you'll end up in Walthamstow..."Surely that wouldn't be so bad?!1969 London Underg...
16/08/2020

"Warning: Doze off for 20 minutes and you'll end up in Walthamstow..."

Surely that wouldn't be so bad?!
1969 London Underground poster advertising the speedy new Victoria Line.

#victorialine #tube #poster #londonunderground #walthamstow

31/05/2020

Happy virtual engine running day! We hope we can welcome you back soon to see it in action.
#walthamstow #e17 #engine #engineering #industrialmuseum #victorian

Our recent electrical upgrade involved digging a trench in our shop floor! This led to some interesting discoveries, inc...
14/05/2020

Our recent electrical upgrade involved digging a trench in our shop floor! This led to some interesting discoveries, including several layers of different flooring and a small haul of archaeological treasure.

#archaeology #history #walthamstow #excavation

05/05/2020
Model Railway Progress

We are very pleased to be able to show you the latest progress on our model railway. We just hope we can welcome you back to see it in action very soon! 🚂🚂🚂

#modelrailway #railway #modeltrain #walthamstow #e17 #museumsfromhome

Because it's #Caturday, Tiggy has broken off his patrol of the Pumphouse to pop up and say hello...
02/05/2020

Because it's #Caturday, Tiggy has broken off his patrol of the Pumphouse to pop up and say hello...

All quiet on the Pumphouse platform. The service is currently suspended but we hope it won't be too long before we're ba...
25/04/2020

All quiet on the Pumphouse platform. The service is currently suspended but we hope it won't be too long before we're back!

#walthamstow #e17 #victorialine #tube #museum #transportmuseum #londonunderground

23/04/2020

After a long period of engineering works, the first section of track on our rebuilt model railway is now complete. We are excited to show you the inaugural run!

#modelrailway #museumsfromhome #walthamstow #industrialheritage #modeltrains #railway

23/04/2020
The Return of the Model Railway...

After a long period of engineering works, the first section of track on our rebuilt model railway is now complete. We are excited to show you the inaugural run!

#modelrailway #museumsfromhome #walthamstow #industrialheritage #modeltrains #railway

Just in case you've forgotten what we look like...#walthamstow #museum #e17 #museumclosure
18/04/2020

Just in case you've forgotten what we look like...

#walthamstow #museum #e17 #museumclosure

Close-up detail of part of the Marshall horizontal engine. Come and see it in action when we reopen!#marshallofgainsboro...
14/04/2020

Close-up detail of part of the Marshall horizontal engine. Come and see it in action when we reopen!

#marshallofgainsborough #victorianengineering #walthamstow #e17 #heritagemuseum #museum #industry #machinery #engineering #engine #steamengine

This notice hanging on one of the machines in our workshop seems strangely appropriate for the current situation - but t...
05/04/2020

This notice hanging on one of the machines in our workshop seems strangely appropriate for the current situation - but the "yet" shows that we are thinking positively! We will be back...

#walthamstow #e17 #museumclosure #heritagemuseums #workshop #workshopmachine #machinery

29/03/2020

Since we can't have our usual monthly engine running day today, here is a little video to keep you going until we can run the marvellous Marshall engines again.

#virtualmuseums #walthamstow #e17 #victorian #heritage #industrialmuseum

Hyacinths in bloom on a lovely spring day at the quiet Pumphouse.  #spring #springflowers #walthamstow #e17
26/03/2020

Hyacinths in bloom on a lovely spring day at the quiet Pumphouse.

#spring #springflowers #walthamstow #e17

We are sorry to announce that in light of the current situation, Walthamstow Pumphouse will be closed until further noti...
21/03/2020

We are sorry to announce that in light of the current situation, Walthamstow Pumphouse will be closed until further notice. We hope to see you when we reopen.

#walthamstow #e17 #museumclosure #walthamstowpumphouse #heritagemuseum #localhistory

If you have no plans for today why not come and see us at the Pumphouse? We will be open 11am-3pm and entry is FREE!#wal...
08/03/2020

If you have no plans for today why not come and see us at the Pumphouse? We will be open 11am-3pm and entry is FREE!
#walthamstow #e17 #heritage #localhistory

It's engine running day today! Come and see the Victorian horizontal engines in action at 12 noon and 2pm. Lots more to ...
23/02/2020

It's engine running day today! Come and see the Victorian horizontal engines in action at 12 noon and 2pm. Lots more to see and entry is FREE. Museum open 11am-3pm.

#walthamstow #e17 #steamengine #victorianengineering #industrial #heritage

It's engine running day this Sunday! Come and see the Victorian horizontal engines in action at 12 noon and 2pm. Lots mo...
22/02/2020

It's engine running day this Sunday! Come and see the Victorian horizontal engines in action at 12 noon and 2pm. Lots more to see and entry is FREE. Museum open 11am-3pm.

#walthamstow #e17 #steamengine #victorianengineering #industrial #heritage

We are clearing out our storage sheds and have unearthed some hidden gems like this Amanco stationary engine. From 1912 ...
20/02/2020

We are clearing out our storage sheds and have unearthed some hidden gems like this Amanco stationary engine. From 1912 Amanco imported engines from America but after 1928 the Bradford Gas Engine Co manufactured for the firm in Britain.
#stationeryengines #amanco #engine

Happy #Caturday! Tig is surveying the world from on top of the Bedford bus and hopes to see you at the Pumphouse tomorro...
15/02/2020

Happy #Caturday! Tig is surveying the world from on top of the Bedford bus and hopes to see you at the Pumphouse tomorrow. We are open Sundays 11am-3pm and entry is FREE!
#walthamstow #e17 #cats #museumcats

We are always in need of more storage at the Pumphouse so our multi-talented volunteers are busy constructing a mezzanin...
13/02/2020

We are always in need of more storage at the Pumphouse so our multi-talented volunteers are busy constructing a mezzanine floor above our railway gallery to give us lots more space.

#volunteers #carpentry #woodwork #walthamstow #e17

For those of you brave enough to venture out in the blustery weather today, the Pumphouse is open 11am to 3pm and entry ...
09/02/2020

For those of you brave enough to venture out in the blustery weather today, the Pumphouse is open 11am to 3pm and entry is FREE!

#sundayafternoon #walthamstow #e17 #victorianengineering #industrial #museum

30/01/2020
Walthamstow Pumphouse Museum

UPDATE: We will be opening this Sunday after all! This was due to works being carried out at the depot which would have left us without electricity. However, we have now been informed that the supply will be kept on. Apologies for any confusion!

NOTE: Unfortunately, we are closed this Sunday (2nd Feb.) due to essential works that are taking place. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

28/01/2020

NOTE: Unfortunately, we are closed this Sunday (2nd Feb.) due to essential works that are taking place. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

If you're free tomorrow why not come along to the Pumphouse for our first engine running day of the year? The Victorian ...
25/01/2020

If you're free tomorrow why not come along to the Pumphouse for our first engine running day of the year? The Victorian horizontal engines will be in action at 12 noon and 2pm. Museum open 11am-3pm, FREE entry!
#victorian #walthamstow #e17 #engineering

Walthamstow Pumphouse Museum
17/01/2020

Walthamstow Pumphouse Museum

Address

10 South Access Road, Walthamstow
London
E17 8AX

Opening Hours

Sunday 11:00 - 16:00

Telephone

+442085211766

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The museum, cafe and shop are open to the public on Sundays from 11am until 3pm.

We open for volunteer work or appointments on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. We also welcome schools and group visits on other days by appointment. To book please email: [email protected] with your request. Please note that e-mails are usually only checked on weekends.

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