Dates, times and events

Kempton Steam Museum is now closed for winter maintenance and will reopen March 2018!

For next year’s steaming dates, please see below…

Steaming weekends and events for 2018

March 17-18 Gizmos and Gadgets Galore! See the Triple in steam for the first time this year plus a fascinating display of items – some weird and some wonderful – collected over the years by our volunteers. And on Sunday only, the Kingston and Spring Grove Morris Dancers entertain in a way only Morris men and women can! Railway running both days.

April 21-22 Model Railways Exhibition See working model railway displays including some interactive ones. Kids (young and adult!) will love it. Triple in steam and railway running both days.

May 19-20 Stationary Engine Weekend Some beautifully restored period engines will be ‘cranking up’ both days. See Listers, Petters, Rustons and more, all lovingly restored by their enthusiastic owners. Triple in steam and railway running both days.

June 16-17 Father’s Day at Kempton Triple and railway running both days for a great day out… and don’t forget to bring Dad! Special events to be confirmed.

September 22-23 The Kempton Classic Car & Bike Show (Sunday only) Triple in steam and railway running both days plus, on Sunday only, West London’s biggest and best show of veteran, vintage and classic cars and bikes and with luck, the odd supercar too! To display your vehicle, email

October 20-21 The Marvels of Meccano A fabulous display of amazing things… and all made from Meccano! Triple in steam and railway running both days.

November 17-18 Christmas at Kempton Your last chance to see the Triple in steam so why not join the festive fun and who knows? You might even win a gorgeous hamper full of Waitrose goodies in one of the daily raffles!

Steaming weekends

The Triple will be in steam and the railway running on the dates listed above.

Guided tours Guided tours of the unrestored Triple are available on steaming weekends and are included in the entrance price. Children must be over 1.4 metres (56 inches) tall for safety reasons.

Opening hours 10:30am to 4:00pm (first steaming 11:30am; last steaming 3:00pm)

Prices Adults £7; concessions £6; under-16s free. All major credit cards accepted.

Group visits For details and prices, please contact 01568 720571 or email

Guest Driver Experience Why not spend a day learning how to drive the world’s largest working triple-expansion steam pumping engine? For £75, you will get expert tuition in all aspects of running the engine and a chance to actually drive it. At the end of the day, you will also get a signed certificate to prove that you are a fully fledged Triple driver. It makes a great gift for a birthday or Father’s Day, too! Email for details.

Free visitor parking; toilets, including baby-changing; museum and railway shop; light refreshments and home-made cakes. We accept all major credit cards. We regret that disabled access to the engine house is currently unavailable. Assistance dogs only are permitted in the engine house.