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Abbey Pumping Station Wedding Information


An unusual venue for a wedding, Engine House is ideal for those looking for an intimate setting and who appreciate the magnificent achievement of Victorian engineering. The adjoining Electric Switch Room is available for a champagne reception after your ceremony. Alternatively you may wish to use our new marquee in the museum grounds which has seating for up to 200 guests.

Approximately 1 mile away from the museum is the Great Central Railway Leicester North Railway Station who is able to provide a wedding reception with a difference on a moving train which would need to be arranged
separately with the Railway. Ceremonies at the Abbey Pumping Station can be held on a Monday to Friday at 11.00am, 2.30pm or 3.00pm and on a Saturday, Sunday or Bank Holiday at 11.00am, 1.00pm or 3.00pm.
Couples are required to arrange the Registrars independently to conduct the ceremony for which there is a separate Registrars fee. The link to the official government find a registry office is
If you would like to arrange a visit please call the Museum operations team during normal museum
opening hours on 0116 299 5111 or email us at
Kind regards
The Operations Team
Abbey Pumping Station Museum

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