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Anson Engine Museum

Anson Engine Museum,Poynton Information
This unusual and fascinating museum is one of the best kept secrets among Cheshire's many attractions. Over the past few years it has received awards for its exhibits, its exhibitions, its website and for the quality of its volunteers.

Situated in leafy countryside in Higher Poynton, the museum is on the site of the old Anson Colliery. It is the result of Les Cawley and Geoff Challinor's years of hard work collecting and restoring engines. First opened to the public in 1989.

The largest collection of gas and oil engines in Europe, many maintained in running order. Ranging from the first ever built diesel engine through to more modern examples. The collection illustrates the development of the internal combustion engine from its early beginnings. Engine enthusiasts from all over the world come to visit this fascinating museum.

The museum also has an varying display of local history items such as photographs, maps, mementoes and keepsakes from the Vernon Estate and Anson Colliery.

The museum has changing exhibits throughout the season - please check website for details.
Anson Engine Museum,Poynton Address
Anson Engine Museum
Anson Road
SK12 1TD
Map and Directions
Anson Engine Museum,Poynton Telephone No.
01625 874 426
Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday
10:00 - 17:00
Easter Sunday
until end of October
Tea room
Free for visitors.

Disabled parking spaces available.
Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
disabled facilities
Ample room for wheelchair access throughout, wide doorways and a one-level floor surface. Toilets available.
Wheelchair available for guests, please telephone in advance to book for your visit
Credit cards
Accepted on purchases over £12.
Admission Charges 2007

Adults £4.00
Children under 14 £2.50
Children under 5 free
Family Ticket (2 adults & 2 children) £11.00
Friends of the Museum Free
Group Visits Price & details on request