The Museum of Electricity

Contact Details

The Museum of Electricity
The Old Power Station, Bargates
BH23 1QE

Tel: 01202 480 467


The Museum of Electricity opened in 1991 and is one of the best electricity museums in the country, located only a 5 minute walk from Bournemouth town centre, the Museum of Electricity is housed in an old Edwardian Power Station which dates back to 1903. The Museum of Electricity has a unique collection of electrical artefacts from the past century, including a fully restored Bournemouth tram car, a collection of early Radios, televisions & various household appliances, vintage cars, generators, electric motors and many more interesting items. There are plenty of educational hands on demonstrations that kids & adults alike will enjoy, the Museum of Electricity also provides guided tours for groups and has it's own shop, admission is free.

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