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If you are interested in Engines THIS IS A MUST VISIT

The 2019 1000 engine Rally was cancelled but we decided to still head over and have a weekend... read more

Reviewed June 25, 2019
electrocutas
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Scarborough, United Kingdom
Absolutely amazing

What a fantastic find! Travelling on the Macclesfield Canal and just happened to stop. We spent... read more

Reviewed June 2, 2019
gilbraund
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Tewkebury
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It used to be one of the best kept secrets among Cheshire's many attractions but over the past few years it has undergone some major changes and is now recognized as one of the country's leading specialist museums. Situated in Higher Poynton, the...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Anson Road | Poynton, SK12 1TD, England
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Reviewed June 25, 2019

The 2019 1000 engine Rally was cancelled but we decided to still head over and have a weekend visiting other items in the area. On Saturday lunchtime we arrived at The Anson Engine Museum,. It usually only opens Fridays and Sundays plus the odd special...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 2, 2019 via mobile

What a fantastic find! Travelling on the Macclesfield Canal and just happened to stop. We spent over 3 hours and could have easily stayed longer. Will certainly come back when engines are in steam. The knowledge and enthusiasm of all the volunteers is impressive. There...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank gilbraund
Reviewed June 2, 2019

I had been to this museum previously around 10 years ago. It is fairly well signposted with numerous brown signs. It is out on a country lane, but is easy enough to locate. I am guessing it would be difficult to get to using public...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed April 22, 2019 via mobile

Visited this museum today and what a wonderful surprise. For anyone in the area and particularly if you are interested in engines it is a must. Wonderful experience, my father worked for many years at mirrlees so it was extra good to see what I...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

This museum has a wonderful collection of old engines. Very informative displays and a good coverage of the local history.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank booty3
Reviewed September 23, 2018

If you have any interest in engines, engineering or the history of the countries development from the horse era this is the place for you. An astounding collection of steam and early oil and gas engines through diesel and petrol engines that powered machines and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paul S
Reviewed September 2, 2018

We were lucky enough to visit on a day when the museum was running its steam exhibits and craft demonstrations. We found the displays interesting, varied and well presented and the volunteers very friendly and helpful. There is a small cafe with reasonably priced drinks...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LesleyandClive
Reviewed August 29, 2018

If at all interested in engines this is must. Brilliant, enthusiastic and knowledgeable staff who also work on the engines. My 5 year old grandson and I just loved it.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank emmdub
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Pleasantly surprised at just how good this place is, loads to look at, loads of running displays lots of info and really accommodating staff and volunteers, it says allow 2 hours but we were there more like 4 hours, very reasonable prices in the cafe....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JonL1827
AnsonVolunteer, Manager at Anson Engine Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Really glad you enjoyed your visit

Reviewed August 25, 2018

I went to this attraction with a group of old diesel engineers it was great they are doing a fantastic job preserving this important part of our engineering history - the attraction would be suitable for a family day out as there is more to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jon W
AnsonVolunteer, Manager at Anson Engine Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Really pleased you all enjoyed your visit

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debbie3671
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Response from Jonathan N | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't know but there is plenty of ground to give them a walk before you go in and some areas are outside so you shouldn't have a problem.
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