Markfield Beam Engine open day

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Also see the separate list of steaming days below.

Free, family-friendly open day where you can explore Tottenham's hidden heritage.

Markfield Beam Engine Museum tells a fascinating public health story.

Featuring a Victorian steam engine this family-friendly museum is a great way to inspire young engineers! We have free kids activities and guided tours.

Our beautiful 1888 beam engine was part of a sewage treatment works that saved thousands of lives in Tottenham. Our museum celebrates the development of sanitation, an important but often overlooked part of history. The engine itself is a masterpiece of Victorian engineering that is still fully functional today.

Bank holidays and every second and fourth Sunday of the month. 

Museum opening times:

  • Steaming days, 10am to 4pm
  • Non steaming days, 10am to 3.30pm

2024 steaming days

Join us for a chance to see a remarkable piece of history in action at our steaming open days.

The engine will be in action from 12.30pm to 1.15pm and 2.30pm to 3.15pm on these dates:

  • Monday 1 April
  • Monday 6 May
  • Monday 27 May
  • Sunday 23 June
  • Monday 26 August
  • Sunday 8 September
  • Sunday 22 September
  • Saturday 14 December



Crowland Road
N15 6UL
United Kingdom


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