Abbey Pumping Station | Leicester, Leicestershire

The Abbey Pumping Station, located not too far from Leicester city centre, is completely free to enter!

During the months the station is open, they hold a variety of fun events for all the family to enjoy. Keep your eyes peeled for the summer events like the Railway Day or the Festival of Archaeology. Otherwise, simply enjoy exploring inside the pumping station itself.

Inside you'll find intriguing exhibits on how Leicester’s Victorians tackled some of the big issues of the day, including how to keep clean water flowing for the growing City. They also have exhibits that encourage all the family to get hands-on with the history of science, industry, transport, health and hygiene.

Click through and check the opening months and times to plan your visit now!


Concessions: Free entry