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Ellenroad Engine House

Elizabethan Way, Rochdale OL16 4LE, England
+44 7789 802632
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Ellenroad Steam Engine

Decided to visit on the first Sunday of the month when the ending is fired up and working. It is... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2017
Pete S
Brilliant few hours.

Wonderful display of old mill engines & very knowledgeable staff on hand to answer any... read more

Reviewed February 14, 2017
Heywood, United Kingdom
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Elizabethan Way, Rochdale OL16 4LE, England
+44 7789 802632
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Reviewed March 6, 2017

Decided to visit on the first Sunday of the month when the ending is fired up and working. It is open on other days but the smells and noise of the engines is a great addition. Many enthusiasts and volunteers are around to explain and...More

Thank Pete S
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Wonderful display of old mill engines & very knowledgeable staff on hand to answer any queries. Make sure you go on a steaming day,1st sun every month,to experience the immense power of this huge mill engine.Even if you have little interest in steam/textiles you &...More

Thank smithr47
Reviewed February 13, 2017

The whole experience was really good. The kids learned lots about our local history. The volunteers were superb and extremely knowledgeable.

Thank Jennie M
Reviewed October 31, 2016

The place itself is great, with lots of things going on when they are steaming up the machines. The staff are all friendly, helpful and knowledgeable.

Thank DaveandGila
Reviewed April 11, 2016

fantastic display of the old cotton mill engines that has been restored to a high standard also vintage motor cycles or on display at various days during the year well worth a visit

Thank ian b
Reviewed March 1, 2016

Size and power were everything when it came to the Industrial Revolution, and the Flywheel here shows how the mill came to be centre of the cotton spinning. It dominates the engine house and when running is a sight to behold

Thank David W
Reviewed February 10, 2016

Always interesting, normally other attractions but only small. Find it expensive if you're not a big enthusiast.

Thank Marilyn H
Reviewed December 15, 2015

Open on the first Sunday each month except January. This is a must visit for all steam enthusiasts and those interested in industrial history or to inpire the family. A selection of engines are on show including aguably the most powerful engine installed in Britain.

Thank Bobbledog
Reviewed November 24, 2015 via mobile

Check the website before visiting as it is only open the first Sunday of every month for steaming, the Saturday before steaming day and every Tuesday. The museum is run solely by volunteers. We visited on a Tuesday and we were shown around by a...More

Thank BandMa
Reviewed September 6, 2015

We were visiting the area during the first Sunday of the month and were taken by friends as it was a 'steaming' day. It was a fascinating and truly exciting experience to see this wonderful engine in full steam.

Thank NN11
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