Museums and sites

We list below some museums and sites usually open to the public which may be useful to those interested in Industrial Archaeology, although the list is very far from exhaustive.

This list is provided as a useful resource only and the inclusion of any site does not indicate any endorsement or approval by AIA. Please let us know if links have moved or are unavailable.

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Amberley Working Museum

Cheddleton Flint Mill Industrial Heritage Trust

Dunaskin Open Air Museum

Ironbridge Gorge Museum

London Museum of Water & Steam (formerly Kew Bridge Steam Museum)

The Lion Salt Works

London Canal Museum

Markfield Beam Engine and Museum

The Moidart Local History Group

The National Gas Museum

I Dig Sheffield (Sheffield Galleries & Museums)

Stanley Mills, Historic Environment Scotland

The Steam Museum, Straffan, Ireland

The Kirkaldy Testing Museum

Trowbridge Museum