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Abbey Pumping Station

Corporation Road, Leicester, LE4 5PX

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Abbey Pumping Station is Leicester's Museum of Science and Technology, displaying Leicester's industrial, technological and scientific heritage.


Situated adjacent to the National Space Center, the two attractions tell the story of over 200 years of science and technology from the early days of steam and industry, to the space exploration of today.

The museum is open 11.00am - 4.30pm daily from February to October, except for special event days when opening times may vary. During November to January the museum is open for special events only.

The museum is a licensed venue for wedding ceremonies and can also be hired for receptions and corporate functions.

Additional Information:

  • Fully Accessible
  • Private Tours available
  • Groups: Min 10 pax, Max 70 pax
  • FIT: Min 1 pax, Max 70 pax



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    Tel: +44 (0)1162 995111

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    Opening Times

    * Dates: February - October (Special Events only Nov-Jan)
    Days: Monday - Sunday
    Times: 11:00am - 4:30pm

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