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Visitor Facilities

Stokers Rest Café & Bookshop

The Stokers Rest Café & Bookshop are open during normal museum opening times.
Hot and cold drinks and cold snacks are available in addition to a variety of books, shirts & memorabilia.
On steaming days, a selection of sandwiches, cakes etc. are also available.
A wide variety of books, magazines, jigsaw puzzles, videos etc are available in our bookshop.

Stokers Rest


All parking is free.
On-site parking is available for approximately 15 vehicles.
On steaming days, ample parking is available approximately 50 yards (45m) from the site - turn left after the level crossing. Blue badge parking is available on the road opposite the level crossing.
Visiting historic vehicles and motorbikes will usually be found a space on-site as an added attraction for other visitors.
Please do not park on the road marked with double yellow lines as this will obstruct access by Severn Trent's HGV tanker traffic.

Visitor Centre

Our Visitor Centre contains a display of artefacts relating to the site and information about the sewage treatment process which can no longer be seen.
"Metals from Stones" is a geological and metallurgical display to demonstrate how the iron, steel and brass etc. used around the site in steam engines, pumps and structures is made.
A 12 minute video presentation showing the site in operation can be viewed on request.

Information for wheelchair users

The only area of the museum that cannot be accessed by wheelchairs are the upper floors of the engine houses. All areas are level access except for the Stokers Rest which has a ramp. The surfacing of the grounds is mostly level, but uneven in places. A wheelchair accessible toilet is located adjacent to the Stokers Rest.

Click here to download our Access Statement.

Private steamings, school & group visits and illustrated talks

Private steamings, school & group visits and illustrated talks can be arranged outside normal museum opening times. Please contact the Trust for further details.

Accommodation, caravan and camping sites

There are no facilities on-site, but information about local accommodation, caravan and camping sites can be obtained from East Staffordshire Tourist Information Centre - or 01283 508111.

© Claymills Pumping Engines Trust
Meadow Lane
Burton upon Trent, DE13 0DA
Registered Charity No. 1030331
Accredited Museum No. 2334