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the Northern Mill Engine Society

A few words about us

The Bolton Steam Museum is a world-class visitor attraction displaying the largest collection of working mill engines in Europe.

Entirely volunteer run the museum has been developed over 20 years and showcases many of the manufacturers that powered the North.

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By Donation

  • There is no charge for admission but a donation is always gratefully received.
  • There significant costs for gas and oil on running days so your help is needed to fund future events.