Group Visits

The London Museum of Water & Steam is a unique place to bring your group. Explore the world’s largest collection of stationary steam engines and discover the role the Kew Bridge Waterworks played in making London the great city it is today.

Groups of more than 10 are asked to book their visit in advance. If you are interested in bringing a school group to the Museum please go to School Visits.

Self-Led Visit

Explore the Museum at your own pace.

Price: £7.50 per adult/ concession/ student

Visit with Guided Tour

Allow one of our expert volunteer Tour Guides to share the highlights of the sites’ history and engines on a one-hour tour.

Price: £8.50 per adult/ concession/ student

To discuss your requirements and book your visit please email us on museum@waterandsteam.org.uk.

  • Making a booking

    How to book: To make an enquiry or book your visit please email us at museum@waterandsteam.org.uk.

    Payment: Full payment is required either in advance or on the day of your visit. We accept cash, cheques or cards. We ask that groups provide a single payment for their booking. Please note promotional offers are not valid against Group admission charges.

    Cancellations: Bookings may be cancelled up to 14 calendar days prior to the date of your visit. Cancellations after this period may incur a charge.

  • How to find us and parking

    How to find us: Details on how to find us can be found in our How to Find Us.

    Parking: We recommend coming to us without a car wherever possible. Space for Blue Badge holders or visitors with access needs can be booked in advance.

    Coaches: Coach parking must be booked in advance.

    Please note the museum car park will be closed on Brentford FC and London Irish home match fixture dates.

  • Refreshments

    Our fabulous café is run by Our Barn Community. Our Barn is a local charity who works with young people with learning difficulties; the café enables them to provide supported work placement for their young people. The Café is open 10am to 3:30pm and provides a range of drinks, cakes and light lunches.

  • Accessibility

    Wheelchair users: There is step-free access throughout most of the Museum, with the exception of the Great Engine House (containing the 90 and 100″ engines) and the beam floors which have no step-free access. The outdoor space is accessible to wheelchair users and step-free throughout. There are some uneven surfaces and gravelled areas.

    Accessible toilets: There is a wheelchair accessible toilet in the Museum building. Our nearest changing places toilet is available at Kew Gardens.