The Museum of Electricty

As of 2013, the Museum of Electricty has CLOSED. We will update this page as and when more information becomes available.

The Museum of Electricty, which can be found in Bargates close to the centre of Christchurch, is the place to go to discover the history of electricty, in the settings of a genuine Edwardian Power Station.

Location mapHere you will find there's something for all ages, ranging from hands on experiments and working models for children, which tie in with the school curriculum, to very early domestic items which no doubt will be familiar to some of the older visitors !



The Old Power Station,
BH23 1QE

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The Museum is open to the public Monday - Thursday : 12noon - 4.30pm, from Easter up to the end of September. Open Fridyas during local school holidays. If you would like to visit out of season, please contact the staff on the number below and they will try to arrange a visit. Guided tours for Schools, Colleges, Groups etc can be arranged throughout the year.

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