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Science and Industry Museum

Find out how a mill engine works, and discover its role in the Industrial Revolution.

As well as our daily in-depth demonstrations, our Explainers are always on-hand to answer your questions about our incredible collection of working steam mill engines—one of the largest in the world—so you can find out about how these massive machines powered factories and provided the grunt behind the Industrial Revolution.


The engine demonstrations are also available for educational groups. Find out more.