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Industrial Heritage

Birmingham & Midland Museum of Transport   

The web site of the Birmingham and Midland Museum of Transport, which is the regional transport museum for Birmingham and the Midlands.

Black Country Living Museum   

Black Country Living Museum, The museum occupies a twenty six acre urban heritage park in the shadow of Dudley Castle in the centre of the Black Country conurbation of two million people.

Caves of Nottingham   

The Caves of Nottingham opened as an attraction in August 1994. These unique hand-carved sandstone caves dating from the 13th century were almost lost for ever when the 'Broadmarsh Shopping Centre' was built in the 1960s.

Coleham Pumping Station   

Magnificent Renshaw beam engines in 1901 pumping house.

Derby Industrial Museum   

The official website of Derby Museum and Art Gallery. Using museum specimens and data to help people to understand, enjoy, and appreciate the culture, heritage and environment of Derby and its people.

Explore Englands Past   

Explore England's Past provides free access to 1000s of local history resources including images, transcribed wills and documents and town trails.

Framework Knitters Museum   

Ruddington Framework Knitters' Museum.

Great Central Railway   

Britain's double track main line heritage railway. Ride, dine or drive the trains. Full details on website.

High Peak Trail & Cromford Canal   

Completed in 1794, the Cromford Canal stretched 14.5 miles to Langley Mill joining the Erewash Canal. By 1830 the Cromford and High Peak Railway was opened. The canal now only has water from Cromford to Ambergate. The railway is a walkway and cycle track.

Ironbridge Gorge Museum   

The images and objects of the Industrial Revolution.

National Tramway Museum   

National Tramway Museum contains history, information and images for visitors, schools, education and picture buyers.

National Waterways Museum (Gloucester)   

Welcome to the award winning National Waterways Museum based at Gloucester in South west England.

Rudyard Lake   

Narrow Gauge Steam Railway gives scenic 3 mile return trip longside the historic lake near Leek in Staffordshire that gave the author Rudyard Kipling his name.

Severn Valley Railway   

Full details of this historic railway including the driving school, special events, history and more.

Snibston Discovery Park   

Here you can discover science and industry, fashion and textiles and the environment with popular "hands-on" exhibits interpreting real objects that tell the story of the working lives of Leicestershire people.

Bass Museum   

The Bass Museum of Brewing Heritage.

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