Things to do in Broadstairs in Kent include the Crampton Tower Museum, which pays homage to railway history and Thomas Crampton. He designed a steam-generated rolling machine at the age of 16, and also worked as an assistant to elder Brunel and designed for the first locomotive, Firefly, for the Great Western Railway. Recognised by Napoleon III, his work in trains and railways is showcased here, as is his concern with gas, waterworks, and the submarine telegraph cable. There is a miniature railway that children can ride on, exhibits, and displays for visitors to explore.

Opening Hours
29th March to late December 2024 (Date TBC)
Friday to Sunday and Bank Holidays
Last admission 4pm.

Adults: £4
Child - 4-16 years: £2
Family - 2 adults + 2 children: £10
Museum shop: Free entry.

Picture Credit: © Crampton Tower Museum.

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