Visiting - Opening Times and Prices

Museum & Tea Room Opening Hours for 2023


The Museum is pleased to annouce that our re-opening from Wednesday 4th October is going ahead as planned. This is a 'soft' re-opening as the project works are still ongoing.

The 'Powering Forward' project, funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, Garfield Weston Foundation, other donors and match funded by the Museum is still ongoing. Here are the latest updates on the project:

Outdoor works: Brickwork and roofworks are currently taking place with the extension planned to be finished by end of January 2024.

Indoor works: The Museum exhibits are in place for re-opening, but more works will be taking place between now and full re-opening on 6th February 2024. More interpretation and exhbit works are to be completed during closure between Christmas and February.

The Tea Room will remain open for as much of the works as possible, though we anticipate some short closures, which we will announce beforehand.

We look forward to welcoming you to our new look Museum from 4th October, with new extension, gift shop, reception area, new toilets and more indoor seating for the Steam Pump Tea Room, planned to be completed by February 2024.

Thank you for your patience.

4th October to 17th December Wednesday to Sunday 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Last entry 3:00 p.m

Musuem location

Steam Pump Tea Room

Wednesday to Sunday 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Last food service 2:30 p.m.

The Tea Room will remain open for as much of the National Lottery Heritage Fund project works as possible, though we anticipate some short closures which will be annoucned beforehand. Thank you for your patience.

Open on all event days as advertised on our What's On page.


Whilst the Tea Room is heated, only minimal background heating is provided within the Museum so outdoor clothing is recommended during the winter months.

Group Visits

The Museum is happy to host group visits which include a guided tour, a demonstration of 'Marshall' (our triple expansion engine) and refreshments/meals in the Steam Pump Tea Room.

For full details contact us via 01621 843183

Admission Prices (excluding What's On days, Lilleshall Steam Days and train rides)

Adults: £7.00; Concessions: Senior citizens and students (the latter on production of a current student ID card): £6.00; Children 5 to 15 incl £3.50; Children 4 and under: FREE

Family (2 adults & up to 3 children): £18.00

Details of prices for What's On days and Lilleshall Steam Days are as shown on the What's On page. Click here for details.

On days when the miniature railway is running additional charges apply for rides, currently £1 per train ride.

We have 7 acres of grounds to enjoy as well as the Museum & Tea Room

Please note: there are reductions for groups of ten or more. For groups of 10 or more please contact the Museum at least 2 days in advance of the visit. Please contact the Museum Office for details on Tel: +44 (0)1621 843183.

On non-What's On days entrance to the grounds and Tea Room is FREE, however a Museum entry charge applies as shown above.

For more information about the miniature railway Click here

Camping - our site is available for camping - for details Click here


How to Find Us

The Museum is located at Langford on the B1019 approximately one milefrom Maldon and three miles from Hatfield Peveral (Junction 20a/b on the A12 between London and Ipswich).


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Museum of Power, Hatfield Road, Langford, Maldon, Essex CM9 6QA

Tel: +44 (0)1621 843183


Museum of Power
Museum of Power, Langford, Essex CM9 6QA
Tel: +44 (0) 1621 843183